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Sharpening Stones

What grit do you guys go through for your turning tools after they come off the wheel? I was looking at getting some honing stones but do I really need ALL of them?

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I use a 100 grit wheel to sharpen my gouges and go back to the lathe straight from the grinder. My skews are sharpened using diamond honing stones. I use the DMT medium, fine and ultrafine.
Occasionally when a piece of wood is giving me trouble I will hone the inside of the flute with a round diamond hone to give me a little cleaner edge after the sharpening.
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