Free UK delivery when you spend £40 or more | We ship worldwide - duty and tax included


Titman Edge Diamond Bench Stone 6" x 2" - 300/1000 Grit

Inc. VAT
Excl. VAT
View Product Description

Double-sided diamond bench stone with coarse and extra-fine grit. Precision ground substrate ground to +/- 0.0005" making it perfect for sharpening plane irons and chisels up to 50mm wide.

Clearly marked grit sizes on the stone's surface for ease of use. Unique clearance channels have been made on the coarse side to clear away swarf and produce a keen edge fast and efficiently. The smooth continual diamond surface on the fine side prevents snagging when sharpening small or pointed tooling.

Guaranteed for five years when used with Titman Edge Lapping Fluid.


  • Size: 152mm x 50mm
  • Coarse 300 grit and extra-fine 1000 grit
  • Storage pouch, cleaning block and non-slip mat
Technical Information

Grit and micron sizes are difficult to translate into traditional grit sizes of water and oil stones. The grit sizes quoted on the following products are accurate to within the parameters of international grading standards which is +/- 11%. Therefore a 25-micron product may consist of diamond particles varying from between 27.5 – 22.5 micron.

180 grit/70 micron 300 grit/50 micron 600 grit/25 micron 1000 grit/ 5 micron 

All the products have a breaking in period, there is an excess layer of diamond which needs to be removed before the surface is at its optimum designed sharpening abrasion. 

Be careful when breaking in a coarse side (300 grit / 50 micron) to wipe down the tool thoroughly before moving to the fine side (1000 grit / 15 micron) to avoid cross-contamination and therefore taking a much coarser diamond onto a much finer side – it will scratch it! 

Once the stone is worn in, you will not need to be quite so thorough as there is no longer a threat of cross-contamination. 

The actual cutting medium (micron size of diamond) is actually 1/3 rd of the quoted sizes. 

In construction, the precision ground substrate (+/- 0.005” flatness) is placed in a tank of nickel which is heated to a certain temperature. Then an electrical current is added which electroplates the nickel onto the surface. This includes diamond particles. Then the nickel is grown around the particles so that they are buries 2/3rds deep leaving 1/3rd exposed (the designed abrasive cut) 

The only way to quote the flatness of a diamond stone accurately is from the substrate only because of the variation of the diamond particles (+/- 11%) and because the new product does have to be broken in. 

This is why this range of diamond products is regarded as one of the best available. 

The diamond is electroplated directly onto a precision ground substrate.

Both sides are electroplated onto the same precision ground substrate giving the best possible flatness. 

The majority of other products are constructed by a “layer” system where a  plate is electroplated or impregnated with diamond and then stuck onto some sort of base material, either plastic or steel. 

For the best quality, the diamond has to be electroplated directly onto the surface. 

Ensure that you use the Titman Edge Lapping Fluid, the original fluid introduced into the woodworking industry by James Barry Sharpening Solutions some 20 yrs ago. Lapping fluid is a synthetic based petroleum lubricant formulated to be used with diamond compounds. 

This superior lubricant, with its penetrating qualities and oil/water solubility, not only increases the cutting action but assures superior lubrication of every diamond particle throughout the honing process. 

Customers Also Viewed

Titman Edge Classic Professional Diamond Bench Stone 8" x 3" - 300/1000 Grit

Titman Edge


Double-sided diamond bench stone with coarse and extra-fine grit. Precision ground substrate ground to +/- 0.0005" making it perfect for sharpening plane irons and chisels up to 50mm wide. Clearly...

FastCap FatBoy Pencil



Introducing one of the most versatile pencils on the market, the FastCap FatBoy Pencil. It combines the utility of a mechanical pencil with the strength of a carpenter pencil. Easily sharpens in a...

iGaging Precision Combination Square 300mm Metric



The iGaging Precision Combination Square 300mm Metric features a heavy-duty cast iron stock that is precision ground on all faces and sides for 90-degree and 45-degree angles and with a black sand...

FastCap ProCarpenter Tape Measure - True32 Metric Reverse



FastCap ProCarpenter Tape Measures are developed with 7 innovative features: lever action belt clip, pencil sharpener, dual locking system, erasable...

Scary Sharpening Abrasive Sheets



The Scary Sharpening abrasive sheets provide a quick cutting, long lasting and very flat sharpening method. These Aluminium Oxide microfinishing sheets are easy to lay with the Pressure Sensitive...

Colt Twinland Lip and Spur Drill Bits


£2.76 - £9.74

Colt Twinland Lip and Spur Drill Bits are the highest quality "Twinland" Drill Bits, made from C45 steel with a double flute. The centre point has been specially ground using a diamond wheel to give...

to top