Very first sharpening video I've put up. I switched to diamond stones a while back after using water stones for a long while. Easy and clean to do and do not get wet hands. Extra-Extra Fine (3 micron / 8000 mesh) provides the finest polished edge of all bonded diamond abrasives. I use a little water to clean the diamond stones because that is the method reccomended by DMT. Stones used in order are Dmt extra course, course, fine, and extra fine. Diamond stones and stropping makes sharpening quick and easy, best edges I have ever had in half the time, easy to clean up, and best of all, I get more actual work done, both at home and at work I use diamond stones. The DiamondVee from DMT combines both features in a handy, portable, adjustable … The monocrystalline diamond used in DMT Diamond Sharpeners, a high-quality micronized super abrasive, leads to a remarkable sharpening speed. This Accessory Kit converts any Double Sided Diafold® Sharpener into a guided sharpening system. Vee sharpening works both sides of the blade at once while providing guidance to ensure a constant angle. I have also gone over to DMT diamond stones for much of my sharpening and also have water stones. Vee Sharpening with DMT Diamonds. Now you can get the advantages of DMT diamond sharpening and the convenience of a pull through vee sharpener in one tool. Sharpening the blade into the edge forms the best edge. Instructions For Use. Apply a sprinkle of water to the diamond surface; With cutting edge away from you, hold blade at a 20 degree angle to the whetstone surface; The blade should be pushed across the surface, edge first. Extra-Fine diamond (9 micron / 1200 mesh) to polish and refine a razor edge after sharpening with a coarser diamond. Sharpening With A DMT (Diamond Machining Technology) Diamond Whetstone. Easy to use, pull-through countertop knife sharpener. Use precision guided sharpening on blades and knives; use the Diafold alone on a variety of edges in the home, shop and garden. This is the sharpener to use if you aren't familiar with proper angles and have never sharpened before. The DMT Diamond Sharpening System is a excellent product,sharpens knives and woodworking tools with ease. I will be going over to a finer DMT and an Arkansas stone for final polish when my waterstones wear out. DMT diamonds sharpen fast and work on any steel. From the Manufacturer. Not only does the monocrystalline structure offer greater sharpening speed, but the uniformity of each diamond crystal prevents the diamond surface from breaking apart. DMT generously vows to replace any product found to be defective free of charge. I will never switch back. --Cristina Vaamonde.