MPOWER’s new Single Sided Diamond Bench Stone kits are designed specifically for woodworkers who wish to custom build their own sharpening stations or who simply prefer using Single Sided over Double Sided Diamond Stones.
The Single Sided Stones have an integral clamping feature that allows them to be temporarily or permanently screwed down to either a jig plate or a bench.
To offer every mounting option – The Single Sides also have 4 x non-slip, nitrile rubber feet which offer great stability for straight-up resting on the bench and sharpening.
- Highly durable
- Finest quality monocrystalline diamond
- Guaranteed for a full 10 Years.
- Available in 3 different grades – 300, 600 & 1200#
- Fitted with corresponding “Click-on Click-off” Magnetic Leather Strop Cover.
- 2 Leather Strop options
Medium Strop – “Crust-up” durable Leather, fitted to 300# & 600# Stones
Fine Strop – “Skin-side” natural grain Leather, fitted to 1200# Stone
- Includes Lapping Fluid
- Complete Sharpening Finishing Kit
- Protected unique diamond recess pattern
All Bench Stones have been upgraded to the Most Comprehensive Sharpening & Finishing Kits!
They Now Include
1 x 8” Diamond Bench Stone
1 x Diamond Stone Holder Clamps + Fixings
1 x Cleaning Block
1 x Canvas Case
1 x Magnetic Leather Strop Cover
1 x Wax Polishing Stick
1 x Fully Synthetic Lapping Fluid
“On Board” Leather Strops
We’ve designed a Magnetic ABS cover that’s fitted with a Leather Strop.
Click-off to sharpen, Click-on to Strop.
Diamond Stone, Strop & Wax Pairings
300# Stone, Crust-up Leather & 1800# Wax
600# Stone, Crust-up Leather & 2500# Wax
1200# Stone, Skin-side Leather & 5000# Wax
MPOWER has created 3 unique blends of friable Polishing Wax Sticks. Friability is the process where by the abrasive particulates deliberately breakdown in size to aid the process of polishing. Aluminium Oxide is extremely adept at this process.
The 2oz + Wax Sticks are:
Orange *1800#, White *2500# & Blue *5000#
They can either be used in conjunction with its corresponding Bench Stone or used to finish a blade edge honed on any diamond stone new or existing.
Regularly rub or load the Leather Strop with the Wax Sticks prior to stropping/finishing any blade edge.
*Grades stated are approximate
Fully Synthetic Lapping Fluid Sample
The package also includes a 1 oz bottle of the ‘Worlds First’ Fully Synthetic Lapping Fluid.
MPOWER Tools developed this Lapping Fluid, and it comes in a reusable aluminum fine spray bottle
This Lapping Fluid is 100% FREE from Nitrates, Mineral Oil, Sulphur, Chlorine and Phenol
There 3 Sizes Available – 1oz 30ml – 3.4oz 100ml – 3.4oz – 8.5oz 250ml
Diamond Surface Recess Pattern
The design of MPOWER’s truly unique recess pattern took on a life of its own.
Many dozens of iterations later and what they have looks what some folk might describe as “out there!” or “woah..” but the pattern actually follows strictly controlled operating parameters.
Such as distance of recess line to the edge of the diamond surface. The proximity of one line to another line, etc.
The parameters were set to ensure that the appearance of the recess pattern design didn’t compromise the durability of the diamond stone.
What we are.. is very pleased with is the evacuation rate of the sharpening slurry (containing the blade edge debris)
Keeping you paste free to carry on sharpening.
Manufactured in the UK
MPOWER continually searches for ways to improve its tools. Seven years ago they introduced the first hybrid laminate Bench Stone consisting of a machined Tool Steel Core and Stainless Steel Diamond Plates. The sandwich was bonded together using some seriously trick adhesive from 3M. Since then, they’ve developed another first. The Core is now “Rust Free” as it’s a High Tolerance Extruded, Machined and Anodized Aluminium. Which, over many months of testing, has proven to be consistently flatter than any traditional Tool Steel Core.
Their Diamond Bench Stones exceed a tolerance of +/- 0.00175” or 0.044mm across their length.
It’s also allowed them to design the “screw-down” clamps, which attach via the recess points in the core, holding the Bench Stone rock solid.