In addition to the sharpening systems found elsewhere in this section, there are many other tools and jigs which are of great value in the
field of sharpening and honing. Not every task calls for a powered grinder and there are applications where other tools are more effective. You may also prefer to ue a high speed bench grinder for your
sharpening, examples of which are available here. Grinding wheels need maintenance, even when you've bought the best. In this section we list a range of useful jigs, grinders and accessories to make your
sharpening and honing easier and more effective, as follows:-
Knife and Gouge hones - traditional leather-face products.
Slipstrop hand honing system
Powerstrop power honing system
Holzer Diamond Sharpening Equipment - a huge range of diamond tools:
Slipstones - in many sizes and guises
Pocket files - even for the angler!
Honing cones in a range of sizes to suit almost any flute size
Credit card hones - sharpen up your spending power!???
Diamond T-bar Dresser - making creating a flat dressed surface simple.
Other Diamond Sharpening
Diamond sharpening slips - set of three, coarse, fine, extra-fine.
Diamond sharpening and honing discs
"Credit card" diamond honing slips
Replacement diamond wheels for Tormek grinders
Robert Sorby Pro Edge Sharpening System for sharpening all of your tools the way the factories do it - on a belt.
Veritas Mk2 Honing System
for bench chisels, plane irons, etc.
Hamlet Celtic grinding jig for woodturning tools and the associated
Profile-Pro grinding set-up tools, or guides for simplifying the creation of the sweptback grinds so popular in current woodturning practice..
Robert Sorby jigs, including fingernail jig
, for turning tools and bench tools
High Speed Bench Grinders
Slipstones for honing carving and turning tools from Henry Taylor
for woodturner's ring (end grain hollowing) tools
Diamond wheel dressers (single point) for wheel maintenance, as well as the T-Bar style dresser from Holzer.
silicone carbide hand sharpening stone