Extra Extra CoarseAggressive edge repair when bringing a tool back from what looks like the end of life - a safe alternative to powered grinding.
Recommended for extreme stock removal to repair a much damaged edge or to quickly change a bevel angle. This grit is a safe alternative to power grinding, cutting quickly without heat build-up that can ruin tool temper. Unless the stone is designated Dia-Flat ®, do not use for lapping. Size: 120 micron (120 mesh). Color code: silver.
Extra CoarseUse to rapidly repair damaged or real rough edge.
Recommended for aggressive removal of metal on damaged tool or for heavy-duty outdoor tools such as axes and Iawn mower blades. This grit is commonly used as the first step in flattening the backs of chisels and plane irons and for rapid stock removal from a chipped or damaged edge. Unless the stone is designated Dia-Flat ® do not use for lapping. Size 60 micron (220 mesh). Color code: black.
CoarseTransforms a dull edge to cutting condition.
Quickly restores a dull edge to cutting sharp. Customers that desire cutting fast action without worry of edge refinement often use our coarse models. Unless the stone is designated Dia-Flat ®, do not use for lapping. Size: 45 micron (325 mesh). Color code: blue.
FineUse to put a great edge on slightly dull knives or tools
Restores to a fine edge any knife or tool that is slightly dull. Many of our customers consider the fine grit to be a medium/all purpose sharpener. Professional Chefs and gourmet cooks work through to our finer grit models. For woodworkers and sportsman who are stepping through the grits, it's edge refinement step done before micro beveling and polishing. Size: 25 micron (600 mesh). Color code: red.
Extra FineGives everything a polished and razor sharp edge.
Refine knife or tool edge to razor sharp perfection.
Size: 9 micron (1200 mesh). Color code: green.
Extra Extra FineFor the edge enthusiast who wants the ultimate edge.
Provides the finest grade micronized bonded diamond abrasive available anywhere for the ultimate edge refinement, achieving quick stock removal with millions of diamond cutting edges. Prior to break-in, using the extra-extra find diamond will result in a matte to shiney finish (scratch pattern evident) on your edge or bevel; once fully broken in, you will achieve a lusterous finished edge. Size: 3 micron (8000 mesh). Color code: tan.
Featuring four different diamond grits compatible with our guided sharpening system, The Magna-Guide kit offers portable sharpening using 2 Double Sided Diafold sharpeners. The Aligner™ Blade Guide (ABG) provides 7-Angle adjustability for the right edge every time, and the Magnetic Angle Guide (MAG) brings both elements together for an ultra-precise sharpening experience. Each of the two Double Sided Diafold® Sharpeners have two 4" x 1" Diamond Whetstone™ surfaces in one lightweight, portable sharpening platform, which when paired with the ABG and MAG are ideal for sharpening blades and knives.
You can use the Diafold® Sharpeners alone on a variety of edges in the home, shop, and garden as well. First among the included grits is an extra-extra fine diamond (3 micron / 8000 mesh) that provides the finest polished edge of all bonded diamond abrasives, followed by an extra-fine diamond (9 micron / 1200 mesh) for polishing and refining a razor edge after sharpening with a coarser diamond. Third and fourth are the fine diamond (25 micron / 600 mesh) for honing a razor sharp edge and the coarse diamond (45 micron / 325 mesh) for quickly restoring a neglected edge. Each Diafold® Sharpener is conveniently sized at 9 1/2" open and 5" closed as well, with the folding plastic handles able to protect the sharpener when not in use.
The versatility doesn't end there though, for both novices and professionals will appreciate the ABG to create precise, professional, consistent sharpening results regardless of the task. The ABG can also accommodate different spine widths as well as standard blade thicknesses. Complete with intuitive instructions and micronized monocrystalline surfaces, any tool can be sharpened in a fraction of the time required by conventional stones with the Magna-Guide System. No messy oils needed either, allowing you to sharpen dry or with water. With every component boasting a durable construction that will provide years of consistent performance and reliable service as well, professionals rely on the superior quality and versatility of DMT® products like the Magna-Guide system for proper tool maintenance. Made in the USA.
- 7-Angle adjustability for a professional edge every time
- Can be used for guided sharpening with any bench stone
- Four Grits with DMT's micronized monocrystalline diamond surface to sharpen knives and tools faster than conventional stores
- Portable, lightweight sharpening with convenient fold & go handles, which enclose and protect the Diamond Whetstone™ when not in use
- No oil needed, sharpen dry or with water