I have a Norton 1000/4000 waterstone that I use mainly for plane irons
but also for chisels.
Eventually I will need to level it.
What do you use to level waterstones?
I have a 11-1/2" diamond grit (325) stone...will that work?
Can I use some wet/dry paper on a flat surface?
I have trouble paying $60 for a Norton leveling stone exclusively for
that purpose, ya see...and I'd like to use something that has other
uses than that.
Thanks for any advice.
Sigh. It used to be. From the house,
it's about 40 miles. A year or so ago, I
worked in a building kitty corner from
I found it almost sacrilegious not to go
in once a week. Now, I don't get in the
store more than once a month, and
they've removed the name from my easy
chair, given preferred parking to a
homeless man, and they've mostly
forgotten who I am.
SWMBO is real happy that there isn't
that constant drain on the bank acct. tho.
Concrete paving slab (my doorstep) used wet. Works fine, just wash it
well afterwards -- waterstone slurry is as slippery as greased weasel
Same slab used dry also works for flattening cuttlefish bone (casting
I have a norton flatteniong stone, but you can also rub two waterstones
together and they both will become flat. This is why I will no longer buy
combo stones. It's kind of hard to flatten one side of a stone with the
Well I think I agree with you but you really gotta go over to
alt.home.repair - they have this either really interesting or really lame
discussion going on about rips in the space time continuum and all.
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