Tormek T-8 Original Water-Cooled Sharpening System SKU T-8 O

Highlander Knives and Swords

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Why the Tormek T-8 Original?

  • Sharpens all your edge tools. Add the jigs you need and build the system.
  • Water-cooled sharpening with no risk of overheating the steel.
  • Exact repeatability– sharpen your tools with unbeatable precision.
  • Efficient grindstone with adjustable properties equivalent to 220 to 1000 grit.
  • Solid zinc frame with integrated mounts for controllable and accurate sharpening.
  • Powerful industrial AC motor for continuous use.
  • 8-year warranty, 5 years + 3 years when you register online.

Sharpen with unbeatable precision

The advanced design ensures unbeatable precision for the Universal Support, which is the foundation of the Tormek sharpening system, since it guides all grinding jigs and accessories. The patented precision mounts for the Universal Support are integrated in this model's fully cast machine housing. This gives you full control and maximum accuracy in your sharpening.

The highest quality made in Sweden

The Tormek T-8 Original comes with the SG-250 Original Grindstone. It has adjustable sharpening properties equivalent to 220 to 1000 grit and sharpens all types of steel grades, including HSS. Tormek's efficient drive system guarantees you many years of quiet and reliable use. The system is built to maintain optimal speed for water-cooled sharpening, even under full load, thanks to its unique drive wheel. The industrial AC motor is maintenance-free and designed to run the full-size grinding wheel for continuous use. The motor is tested for a 25,000 hour service life.


Packaging dimensions

Width: 393 mm (15 1/2")
Depth: 296 mm (11 5/8")
Height: 383 mm (15 1/8")

Machine dimensions

Width: 270 mm (10 5/8")
Depth: 270 mm (10 5/8")
Height: 330 mm (12")


Inc. packaging: 18.7 kg (41.3 lbs)
Machine only: 14.8 kg (32.6 lbs)



Cord length

1.7 m (5' 7")


Precision-cast zinc stand, powder-coated
Sides made of impact-resistant blue ABS plastic

Grinding wheel

SG-250 Original Grindstone
Aluminum oxide
⌀ 250 * 50 mm (9.84 × 1.97")

Honing wheel

LA-220 Leather Honing Wheel
Cowhide from Tärnsjö Garveri, ABS plastic
⌀ 220 * 31 mm (8.66 × 1.22")

Drive system

Unique drive system with RKX18 rubber
Self-adjusting for load

Main shaft

MSK-250 Stainless Steel Shaft with EzyLock


100 rpm
Torque 14.7 Nm


Industrial motor, single phase, AC
200 W (input), 100-115 V / 220-240 V, 50-60 Hz
Continuous operation
Quiet running, 54 dB
25 000 hours of operating time


8-year warranty, 5 years + 3 years when you register at
Valid for professional use as well



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