Sharpening Stones


Training optional, but you must feel confident in the use of the device and must have read the equipment instructions.


Makespace has a collection of equipment that can be used in conjunction with the Tormek for the sharpening of tools such as plane blades and woodworking chisels. 

If you are unsure how to use the equipment ask for a demonstration by emailing

Veritas Honing guide overview

Narrow head overview

Chisel Sharpening

Matt uses Waterstones rather than diamond stones but the general principles of establishing a primary bevel and then refining a secondary bevel on the stones still apply 

Plane blade sharpening

Paul does everything by hand but the principles are always the same. Alternatively see the following link for a Tormek and stones approach