Shapton Kuromaku Traditional Pro (Light Blue) Ceramic Whetstone #1500 Grit
Our 1500-Grit Blue Shapton Traditional/Professional Ceramic Waterstone is designed for professional use. It cuts very quickly and is formulated to remove carbon steel with a much cleaner scratch...
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The stone is fired at a high temperature with a mixture of coarse 1500 abrasive and a clay binder. It is 8-1/4" x 2-3/4" x 5/8" and is shipped in a plastic storage case that can be used as a stone holder while sharpening. The case has rubber feet to help prevent slippage.
These “Splash and Go” stones do not absorb water and do not need to be soaked. Shapton Traditional Stones are often called the Shapton Pro or Professional Stones. Each name refers to the same Shapton series of stones.
- 1500 Blue is excellent for carbon steel and a great solution for minor repairs and edge maintenance
- The right choice for sharpening Japanese kitchen knives such as chopping knives (ko-deba), sashimi knives (yanagi-ba), puffer fish knives (fugu-hiki) and vegetable knives (na-kiri)
- Includes quality instructions for sharpening and stone maintenance
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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.