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Achieving the ultimate sharp edge with DMT's 8,000 grit = 3 micron Dia-Sharp bench stone is a pleasure. The D8EE is the finest grit bonded diamond abrasive bench stone available. It offers a simple and easy solution to putting a truly fine edge on tools and knives. The DMT D8EE Dia-Sharp precision engineered diamond surface will stay flat throughout all your sharpening requirements without hollowing, chipping or cracking. Dimensions: 200 x 75 x 9.5mm (8 x 3 x 3/8").
|Overall L x W x H||200 mm x 75 mm x 9.5 mm|
|Grit||Extra Extra Fine / 8,000|
2 July 2013
extra extra fineI bought this stone because I was fed up with continually having to flatten my waterstones. It cuts quickly but after 3 months of bedding in it's apparent it leaves scratches and the finish is nowhere near as good as my 8000 grit waterstone. Also when flattening the back of a plane iron it's totally ineffective because the iron aquaplanes over most of the surface with very little cutting taking place. It cuts easily on the bevel however. In my opinion this product is grossly overpriced and does not do what it says on the tin. The large duosharp models are much better as they carry the slurry away and are superb for flattening waterstones. I would not recommend it.
22 June 2011
Exta, extra FINEAn edge to shave with, and effortless. Cuts faster than I thought it would. Does not give quite he mirror shine I expected, still leaves slight scratches, but the DMT "instructions" say these will diminish with use as it beds in, which I believe, as this happened with other diamond stones I use. I use inexpensive 400/1000 Axminstere stones initially, then the DMT 8000 grit. Not cheap, but gives very good results.