400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone
400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone
400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone
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400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone
400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone
400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone

400/1000 Combination Grit Semi-Soft Ceramic Japanese Whetstone

$70.00

Semi-soft ceramic 400 and 1000 grit combination stone. White 400 grit is fast cutting1000 has a creamy feel and a fine frosty finish. Like the other Takarazukushi stones it works a wide variety of steel chemistries and hardnesses without complaint and leaves a very easy to finish hazy scratch pattern. This stone works very well as a maintenance stone for western stainless knives when followed by a sharpening steel and a strop.

Bernal Cutlery Takarazukushi ceramic stones are made in Japan with alumina and zircon abrasive particles that are baked with ceramics creating a fused porous stone. Harder Takarazukushi stones tend to cut deeper and faster than the semi-soft stones on double bevel knives made with wear resistant steels. Semi-soft Takarazukushis stones cut wide bevels very nicely and leave shallower easier to finish scratches than the harder stones however both hard and semi-soft work on both.

Semi-soft 400 and 1000 alumina and zircon ceramic stone. Super versitile for double or single bevel knives as well as Japanese and non-Japanese knives. We had this combination of stones made specifically for stainless western knives selecting these among other ceramic stones on lots of dull stainless Western knives. It is also an excellent stone to start working dull single bevel knives, this softer 1000 finish is easily polished with finer stones.

Bernal Cutlery Takarazukushi ceramic stones are made in Japan with alumina and zircon abrasive particles that are baked with ceramics creating a fused porous stone. Harder Takarazukushi stones tend to cut deeper and faster than the semi-soft stones on double bevel knives made with wear resistant steels. Semi-soft Takarazukushis stones cut wide bevels very nicely and leave shallower easier to finish scratches than the harder stones however both hard and semi-soft work on both.

Ceramic stones will not come apart with longer soaking periods (although water should be changed) resinoid stones should not be left to soak indefinitely, and both should be allowed to dry outside of sun and wind and not allowed to freeze wet.