Japanese Combination Waterstone - 250/1000
Japanese Combination Waterstone - 250/1000
£24.95
inc. vat
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Key Features

  • This 250/1000 grit stone will re-grind and sharpen
  • Blunt or damaged edges can be restored quickly and effectively
  • Finish off with a honing stone and your tool will be ready to use
  • Made up of abrasive particles held together in a soft bonding compound
  • Consists of aluminium oxide, carbide and nitride particles fused togethe
  • Soft bonding clay releases the abrasives very easily when the stone is soaked
  • Measures 205mm x 50mm x 25mm
  • Made in Japan

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This Item: Japanese Combination Waterstone - 250/1000
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Product Details

This 250/1000 grit stone will re-grind and sharpen. Using the 250 grit stone, extremely blunt or damaged edges can be restored quickly and effectively. Once the edge has been established, the 1000 grit side will take the edge and make it sharp. It is then recommended that a honing stone is used to put a fine mirror polish on the edge to make it razor sharp. Offering two different grit sizes in one double sided stone, combination waterstones are an excellent, cost effective way of owning a range of grits. Dimensions:205 x 50 x 25mm.

Unlike other synthetic sharpening stones which consist of a single abrading agent, these Japanese water stones consist of aluminium oxide, carbide and nitride particles fused together. This blend is then mixed with a clay like bonder and baked at high temperatures to form the sharpening stone. The resultant stone is soft but sharpens very quickly. The soft bonding clay allows the abrasive particles to release very easily when the stone is soaked in water. This gives the user a constant supply of fresh cutting surfaces with which to grind, sharpen and hone their tools.

Man has been sharpening edge tools with stones for thousands of years. Until very recently, the stones used were mined or quarried in specific parts of the world where the local stone exhibited all the necessary qualities required of a good sharpening stone, including and most importantly a consistent grit size. With the introduction of new technologies, it was possible to create synthetic sharpening stones with specific grit sizes using a mixture of abrasive compounds suspended in a soft bonding material. As the supply of the premium quality natural stone has become depleted and almost exhausted, man made sharpening stones have have become more popular.

Now favoured by many over the natural stones, when you purchase a synthetic Japanese sharpening stone you are guaranteed a stone with a uniform grit size that will produce consistent, high quality results when sharpening and will not vary in quality from stone to stone. ©
This 250/1000 grit stone will re-grind and sharpen. Using the 250 grit stone, extremely blunt or damaged edges can be restored quickly and effectively. Once the edge has been established, the 1000 grit side will take the edge and make it sharp. It is then recommended that a honing stone is used to put a fine mirror polish on the edge to make it razor sharp. Offering two different grit sizes in one double sided stone, combination waterstones are an excellent, cost effective way of owning a range of grits. Dimensions:205 x 50 x 25mm.

Unlike other synthetic sharpening stones which consist of a single abrading agent, these Japanese water stones consist of aluminium oxide, carbide and nitride particles fused together. This blend is then mixed with a clay like bonder and baked at high temperatures to form the sharpening stone. The resultant stone is soft but sharpens very quickly. The soft bonding clay allows the abrasive particles to release very easily when the stone is soaked in water. This gives the user a constant supply of fresh cutting surfaces with which to grind, sharpen and hone their tools.

Man has been sharpening edge tools with stones for thousands of years. Until very recently, the stones used were mined or quarried in specific parts of the world where the local stone exhibited all the necessary qualities required of a good sharpening stone, including and most importantly a consistent grit size. With the introduction of new technologies, it was possible to create synthetic sharpening stones with specific grit sizes using a mixture of abrasive compounds suspended in a soft bonding material. As the supply of the premium quality natural stone has become depleted and almost exhausted, man made sharpening stones have have become more popular.

Now favoured by many over the natural stones, when you purchase a synthetic Japanese sharpening stone you are guaranteed a stone with a uniform grit size that will produce consistent, high quality results when sharpening and will not vary in quality from stone to stone. ©

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Specifications

Brand Rutlands
Country of Origin Japan

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Celia Sullivan

Definitely prefer getting the combination stones, at least my workbench drawers won’t be full to the brim with all the separate ones anymore. This particular stone helps restore the edge on my chisels and then add a good sharp edge

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Japanese Combination Waterstone - 250/1000

Rutlands
Part No. JP1411
£24.95 inc. vat

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