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Shapton Professional Whetstone Set

(2 customer reviews)

$249.99

Must see the photos-
The carry case doubles as a stand and has drainage holes for post sharpening
(1000 grit used as example only)

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Description

The set includes:
320 grit
1000 grit
5000 grit

The whetstone comes in a plastic case that also doubles as a stand! Also the case draining holes in the bottom for drying, post sharpening session.
Consider buying a Flattening stone also and maybe a Sink bridge.
(1000 grit is shown as example)

Care Instructions
Do Shapton stones need to be soaked in water before use?

No, Shapton stones do not need to be soaked except the very first time after purchase. Shapton dose recommend that on first use, you pre-soak the stone in water for five to six minutes to secure even smoother sharpening.

Dimensions:
Brand: Shapton
Origin: Japan
Length: 210mm
Height: 15mm
Width: 70mm
Weight: 668g

Which face of the sharpening stones should I use?
You can use either face, but we recommend that you start on the side where no letters have been printed.

Does a build up of slurry create any problems when sharpening?
It is fine to sharpen blades without washing away the slurry, but as Shapton sharpening stones have a high abrasive content, they can be used equally well with no slurry present.

What can I do to keep my stone flat and even?
Mark diagonal lines in pencil across the stone (creating a diamond pattern) Use a flattening stone in circular motion until the lines disappear.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 40 × 8 × 4 cm
Whetstones and Sharpening

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2 reviews for Shapton Professional Whetstone Set

  1. Matt (verified owner)

  2. Roger Adams (verified owner)

    Stones bought my old knives back to razor sharp!

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