Shapton - Glass Stone 8000 Grit 5 mm
Shapton Glass Ceramic Water Stones are the finest manmade ceramic water stones….period! This claim is based largely on two properties - the speed at which the Shapton stones cut and the edge they...
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- Measures 2-3/4” W x 8-1/4”L
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Japan Woodworker recently became an authorized full-line dealer for Shapton sharpening products, which gives customers access to quality sharpening solutions for everything from chef’s knife blades to garden shears.
Nice finishing touch
Flat and works fast.
Perfect final stage sharpening
I also own the 500, 1000, and 4000 grit glass stones and the 8000 grit glass stone is the perfect final stage stone for hand tool sharpening. It requires only a splash of water to use and gives a near mirror surface to the tool. I finish off my sharpening routine with a brief strop on a leather pad with some polishing compound and get razor sharp results. I converted from a 6000 grit waterstone to this stone and the 4000 grit and have greatly reduced my sharpening time.
I like it.