Fallkniven’s DC521 Bench Stone offers two different types of abrasive materials. The gold side is a very fast cutting diamond material and is good for reshaping and restoring blades. The dark side is a fine ceramic material for refining the edge of your blades to a razor sharp finish.
How to use your DC whetstone:
If your knife is dull, we advise you to start with the diamond stone. After restoring the edge to original shape, de-burr the edge lightly with the ceramic stone in order to get a razor-sharp edge.
Use no oil or water.
Start by laying the blade flat on the stone, raise the blade spine approx. the thickness of the blade, and start moving the knife in circular motions.
The ink trick:
Colour the edge with a felt-tip pen. You can check your progress in sharpening the knife by observing where the colour is removed.
How to check the sharpness:
To check the sharpness of your knife, pull the edge very lighly on your finger nail. If it cuts, the knife is certainly sharp enough for most tasks.
Break-in-period: Upon delivery, your new DC whetstone will appear very coarse. This coarseness will disappear when the tool is put to use.
Dimensions: 210 mm X 55 mm X 12 mm
Product Code: FK-DC521