1000 grit Nakato
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 made in conjunction with the Sakai Knife Industry Cooperative.
The 1000 grit 'big red brick' is made from a type of ceramic that is long lasting with a smooth cutting action. Many chefs in Japan love using this stone for the following reasons:
- Great value for money, large 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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