The Generation 3 Pro comes with three sets of diamond stones. What would be the next three sets of stones to get to take my sharpening to the next level?
The 1500/2200 Grit Diamond Stones and the 3000 and Glass Platens with 6 Micron Diamond Lapping Film.
Break-In Period and Lifespan of Wicked Edge Diamond Sharpening Stones
Wicked Edge Diamond Stones have a break-in period. These abrasives are made from a process called electro-plating. During this process some diamond particles become stuck to each other and form a second layer of diamonds above the base coating. When ...
Why Does the Wicked Edge Use Diamond Stones?
Diamond was selected as the primary sharpening medium for two main reasons: Diamond stones work quickly with the super hard steels now on the market, reducing sharpening time Diamond stones do not dish or deform and do not need to be flattened
How to Clean Your Diamond Stones
Diamond stones are your workhorses for getting a knife sharp. They can also get really, really grimy. The best method for keeping your diamond stones clean is to wash them with warm, soapy water and let them air dry. Any household dish soap is ...
Sharpening Grit Progression for All Wicked Edge Abrasives
When determining the best grit progression to use you must first identify the material of the abrasive you are using. For the most part, you’ll want to progress from hard materials to soft ones, especially with coarser grits. Then, progress within ...
How long will the Diamond Stones Last?
The diamond stones that ship with your sharpener should last you through many sharpening sessions. The biggest factors are the hardness of the metal you are sharpening and number of knives you routinely sharpen. Our testing has shown a very long ...