how to dress a millstone

Not with a shirt and pants.

The millstone needs to be sharpened every few years. Over time the grooves wear down and it doesn't grind as evenly and efficiently. It's an ancient art and very few people sill know how its done.

Roger Jansen gave us demo on how to dress a millstone at the 2011 Kneading Conference at Washington University. Here he is passing on his craft:

millstone web.jpg
Posted on September 26, 2011 and filed under Blog.