How To Flatten A Waterstone Ready For Tool Sharpening

Originally published at: https://knowledge.axminster.co.uk/how-to-flatten-a-waterstone/

Making sure your waterstones are flat is essential before any sharpening takes place. Waterstones are softer than their diamond equivalents and will hollow. Sharpening on a hollowed waterstone will reflect in your blade, but a few minutes work will negate this problem and, in turn, keep your blades at their best.

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