10 reasons to own a Tormek
Is it the unique qualities of the Tormek Grindstone, the maintenance free work horse of a motor, the quiet operation or the versatility which makes you capable of sharpening virtually any hand tool?
These are all important reasons why Tormek has earned the price of buyers and the media alike. But perhaps the most important reason for owning a Tormek is for the way it improves your work. Many new Tormek users are surprised to see the difference they get in result when using a well sharpened and honed water cooled edge. Others appreciate the amount of time they save to get to the desired sharpness, simply by letting the motor do the job and saving your wrists and shoulders.
Regardless if you are a professional craftsman or a hobbyist, what we find that Tormek users have in common is a dedication to their work along with the knowledge that sharp tools is a key factor to obtain the desired result, whatever size of the project. Water cooled sharpening is gentle, yet highly effective at keeping the edge in perfect shape. The system is easy to use and the result will inspire confidence.
For the do-it-yourselfer, there is no better feeling than the confidence from knowing that what- and whenever a sharpening need will occur, you will be able to fix it straight away without interrupting your work.
Tormek machine models
Tormek offers two models sizes, the powerful T-8 and T-7 with a 250 mm (10") grindstone and the compact T-4 with a 200 mm (8") grindstone. All Tormek models have a powerful industrial motor and are in all details built to Tormek’s high quality standards. The included Tormek Original Grindstone is especially developed to offer the best combination of efficient steel removal, smooth surface finish and a long life. So, which Tormek model is right for you? Let’s start by comparing size and specifications.
Tormek machine model comparison chart >>