I’ve had my WorkSharp WS3000 for around a year now and I love it. It is super fast and repeatable, two things I really enjoy about a sharpening system. It is also very clean compared to water stones. What I don’t like about the WS3000 is that the paper abrasives used to sharpen your plane irons and chisels wears out rather quickly and it isn’t cheap.
There are other options out there for diamond discs for the WS3000 but the reviews weren’t great and I wasn’t about to spend around $150 to get the whole set up to find that I wasn’t satisfied.
Recently I put out a video about tuning up an old Stanley No. 93 shoulder plane. In the comments section of that video it was mentioned that I should make my own diamond discs. That is exactly what I did.
Check the video below to see how I did it. And if you’re interested in doing this yourself you’ll find links to everything I bought after the video.
The above links are all Amazon affiliate links.