sigma stone vs sigma select stone

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Forum topic by treesner posted 12-11-2015 02:36 AM 732 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-11-2015 02:36 AM

Topic tags/keywords: sharpening sigma stone

I’m interested in a 6,000 and 13,000 sigma sharpening stone. I’m trying to figure out what’s better the sigma power or the sigma select II for planes/axe/carving knife?
select II:

Also I read that these can be used without soaking by just using some soapy water when sharpening?

Anyone use these? I think i’ll use DMT for low grid then shapton 1000 before moving to the sigma’s and strop


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#1 posted 12-11-2015 02:38 AM

Oh and I was originally looking at the spyderco Ultra Fine as it got a lot of good reviews from the knife guys but I think the sigma’s are better for woodworking?

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#2 posted 12-11-2015 02:43 AM

I have the set that he offers.

Just don’t be in a hurry to get the stones. I think mine took a month to get to me.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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