Sharpening Machines Overview

User friendly sharpening machines which give perfect results

Tormek’s sharpening machines are designed for every job where sharp results are important. The powerful Tormek T-8 and T-4 are the foundation of the water cooled sharpening system that allows you to sharpen practically any type of edge tool. The Tormek T-2 Knife Sharpener is designed for the professional kitchen and is ideal when one or multiple chefs quickly need to sharpen knives to a top result.

Common to all our machines is that the user is in full control and gets the best result. A Tormek sharpening system will extend the useful lifetime of a broad range of tools used in woodworking, kitchens, gardens, art studios and elsewhere. So regardless if you are a professional craftsman, cook or do-it-yourselfer, a Tormek is for you if you want to achieve a sharp and last longing result.

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Machine Comparison

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Housing Zinc cast top and frame. Sides in ABS plastic. Zinc cast top, ABS plastic
Grindstone 250×50 mm (10"×2") 200×40 mm (8"×1 5/8")
Leather honing wheel 220×31 mm (8 5/8"×1 7/32") 145×26 mm (5"×1")
Scale for stone diameter Yes Yes
Drive Wheel Zinc Plastic
Main shaft in stainless steel Yes Yes
Stone locking Stainless steel EzyLock Composite EzyLock
Water trough With screw lift, magnet, water chute and scraper Standard
Carrying handle Yes Yes
Quick coupling for the honing wheel Yes No
Honing with SE-77 Square Edge Jig Yes No
Motor 230 V 1~ 50 Hz 200 W (input) 120 W (input)
Motor 115 V 1~ 60 Hz 200 W (input) 120 W (input)
Motor duty Continuous 30 min/hour
Running speed 90 RPM (US 100 RPM) 120 RPM
Width 270 mm (10 5/8") 230 mm (9 1/16")
Depth 270 mm (10 5/8") 200 mm (7 7/8")
Height 330 mm (12") 260 mm (10 1/4")
Weight excl. packing 14.8 kg (32.6 lbs) 8.0 kg (17.6 lbs)
Warranty 7 years incl. commercial use 7 years
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Delivered with
Square Edge Jig SE-77 Yes No
Square Edge Jig SE-76 No No
AngleMaster WM-200 Yes Yes
Honing Compound PA-70 Yes Yes
Handbook Yes Yes
Tormek DVD Yes Yes
Truing Tool TT-50 Yes No
Stone Grader SP-650 Yes Yes
Accessory tray for storage Yes No
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Optional grindstones available
Blackstone Silicon Yes No
Japanese Waterstone Yes Yes
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