I bought a WorkSharp 3000
a few weeks ago that I like. I think I'm also going to get this Woodcraft kit
specifically for doing my lathe chisels.
I used that WorkSharp on my old, cheap bench chisels and it got them to better than new. Ditto on a hand planer blade.
I have a 6" Jointer and a 13" Planer though, and I'd like to see what the better system would be for those blades.
Ken, sharpening seems to be an art in itself, and there are people who are really anal about it. I decided to bypass that learning curve and throw money at it. You may (or may not) want to Google "scary sharp" for one methodology.
FWIW, one of the biggest reasons why I'm willing to throw $$ at a system specifically for the lathe tools is that they require frequent sharpening....and if I have to step every 10-15 minutes to sharpen, I want THAT process to be accurate, repeatable and very, very quick. I'm not going to pull out a series of stones to take 10 minutes sharpening for every 15 minutes of wood turning.