# Difference between revisions of "Oilstone"

An Oilstone is an object that can be used to hone a weapon, possibly better than it is possible to do in a smithy.

## Acquisition

The oilstone and the oil can used to oil it can be found in Ankh-Morpork smithies and might be found in other smithies later.

The oilstone can be browse appraised as:

The oilstone is priced at A$10 and looks like: This is a small brick of hard, gritty stone which is traditionally soaked in oil and used to sharpen knives, scissors, axes, swords and similar sharp-edged items. It should probably be oiled if you want to hone anything with it. It is in very good condition. The oilstone is about six inches long and a couple of inches wide. It is made of stone. It is in very good condition.  The oilstone weighs 5/9 lb. The oil can can be browse appraised as: The oil can is priced at A$2 and looks like:
This small metal can holds a small amount of oil which can be delivered through a spout.
The oil can is about six inches long and three inches wide.  It is made of brass.


The oil can weighs 5/9 lb.

## Usage

Hone only works with weapons that have a sharp edge. Hone costs 25 craft GP and a certain level (more than 80?) of crafts.smithing.black.weapons is needed.

The oilstone has to have been oiled recently enough to be able to be used to hone a weapon.

oil {stone|oilstone} with [oil] can


Then you can try to hone it

hone <weapon> {on|with} {stone|oilstone}


until

[weapon] is as sharp as an oilstone can make it.


Failing to hone properly might deal damage.

You try to hone your [weapon], but damage it slightly instead.


When you're really lucky, you might TM crafts.smithing.black.weapons:

You perceive a greater understanding of weaponsmithing.


or

You receive a flash of intuition in honing weapons.