Granite Surface Plate 12" x 18" x 3" A Grade
Usually only found in machine shops, the super flat face of the granite surface plate is ideal for leveling small plane beds, flattening waterstones and general sharpening duties. Simply soak a...
- Stable, ultra flat surface
- Flat to .00005
- Moisture and corrosion free
- Easy to clean
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Any serious woodworker needs a granite s
I have had one of these granite slabs for about 10 years. I can't imagine how anyone could not use one of these on a daily basis for tool sharpening and touchups. The only downside is the weight but long ago, I built a table/stand for mine. Under the table top, I have several shelves that hold all my Japanese water stones, sharpening papers, etc. Just get one, you won't regret it...
Using this in my small machine shop as a flat reference for precision measurements. It is as flat as the 4' x 8' x 1' Starrett granite I use for CMM measuring at work.
This is an excellent value for a decent sized surface plate. It has the the disadvantage of being heavy, but as long as you don't plan to move it very often, that's a feature, not a bug
Flat out this thing is awesome!
I needed something that I knew was flat for sharpening various tools and truing planes etc. This couldn't work any better! It comes with a certificate of accuracy and flatness so I know this is flat. It works like a charm and wish I had bought it much sooner.
If you need a flat surface, this is it
This granite surface place is perfect for a home shop and came with a certificate of accuracy. Arrived safely packaged in a wooden crate