Norton Japanese-Style Combination Waterstone 1000/4000 Grit, Blue Plastic Storage Box - 24450
NO24450: Japanese-Style Combination Waterstone 1000/4000
Waterstones are synthetic stones designed to be softer than oil stone. The softer stones are used with water as the lubricant (versus oil) to develop a fast-cutting slurry. The Norton Waterstone system was designed in a carefully planned an efficient sharpening sequence. You get the level of abrasiveness you need at each stage, without wasting time trying to sharpen your knives on a grit that is too fine, too soon. These stones are very popular for the Japanese-style knives. Uses water as a lubricant and flushing agent. Easier to clean than oilstones. Won't leave an oil residue. Ideal for sharpening woodworking tools, knives, cutlery, and other blades. Includes blue plastic storage box.
- Level 1: 200 Grit: Used to repair damaged or extremely dull blades.
- Level 2: 1000 Grit (this model): Used to produce strong, keen, long-lasting edges on quality knives.
- Level 3: 4000 Grit (this model): Used to hone a sharp blade to an ultra fine finish. Preferred by chefs to maintain knives at top performance.
- Level 4: 8000 Grit: Used for finest edges and tightest tolerances. Produces a highly polished finish for razor-sharp blades. Produces a great finish on Japanese-style knives.
- Dimensions: 8" x 3" x 1"
- Grits: 1000/4000
- Made in the USA