The above is a small graphic of a gauge for the Tormek® 2000 stone.
Click on the above graphic to download the full size Zipped/PDF.
you want to sharpen small knives
on your Torkmek®; get Lansky's
Multi-Angle Knife Clamp:
By gluing a piece of paper on the inside/bottom of the Tormek® water trough.
I think you'll find that you can remove most the crud easily after removing the water.
I have a 3/4" rare earth magnet on the bottom/center of the water trough held on with
masking tape and it's removed after dumping the water and before removing the Krud Katcher.
and, if you wish, click on the graphic below:
for a zipped/PDF with three
TORMEKrud Katchers per page.
Years ago a friend made a stand from a BBQ grill.
With a little web surfing I found this picture:
and I don't see why a Tormek sharpener couldn't be used on a BBQ stand.