(also slip stone)
A small rounded or tapered whetstone used to sharpen woodworking tools.
- Sometimes the name ‘slipstone’ is also used to describe a whetstone.
- Henry Taylor uses one small and one large slipstone for sharpening carving gouges and chisels.
- Sharpen carving knives with a fine-grit slipstone, making circular strokes along the edge at the cutting bevel.
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