B.B.C. wrote:Another thought i had is possibly using say a 3micron dia paste on balsa as a step between my 1k and 6k.
3 micron is about 8K grit from what I can see on the grit chart (someone verify that). So the 3 micron comes after the 6K.
I use diamond stones: 600 and 1200 grit followed by Tormek honing paste, supposedly 3 micron, on balsa and bare horse butt leather as a final.