1000 grit Nakato
Bigger isn't always better but there is something very satisfying sharpening on a 6cm thick #1000 grit Nakato that is the considered the standard size in old Sakai.
Used as the second step in the sharpening process or to refine the bevel. Can also be used for minor repair work. Soft abrasive with a smooth cutting action.
This series of sharpening stones from Naniwa are certified by the Sakai Knife Commerce & Industry Cooperative.
The 1000 grit 'big red brick' is made from a type of ceramic that is long lasting with a smooth cutting action.
- Great value for money, large stone size that will last for years
- Excellent feedback, not as grippy as some ceramics
- Even and tightly coded grit
- Please pre-soak for about 10 minutes before use until the bubbles stop rising
N.B. These stones do not have a plastic bases like our previous ranges. You can purchase a sturdy rubber base here
210mm (L) x 70mm (W) x 60mm (H) - stone dimension
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