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.
Veritas MK.II Honing guide
Veritas MK.II Narrow head - allows for clamping of chisels or other narrow tools
Veritas MK.II Camber roller - allows for repeatability when adding a camber to a plane blade
Diamond stone in 600, 1200 and 4000 grits - can be used in conjunction with the honing guide above to sharpen tools
Spray bottle with honing fluid used to lubricate the stones above. It contains an additive to prevent rust
If you are unsure how to use the equipment ask for a demonstration by emailing email@example.com
Veritas Honing guide overview
Narrow head overview
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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtCAbP_B4as&t=21s