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Mumei Flattening Whetstone
Mumei Flattening Whetstone
$25

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Mumei NOS Whetstone Accessories | 120 / 180 Grit Flattening Stone

These stones are NOS (new old stock) with a slightly rough finish. They are a low grit whetstone suitable for aggressive steel removal, we also recommend as a value alternative for flattening whetstones. A good option when you're starting out in sharpening.    

  • Mumei B Grade NOS Whetstone 
  • Maintenance / Flattening Stone
  • Grit: 120 & 220 - Flattens Most Grit Stones (high and low)
  • Whetstone Size: 152 x 48 x 25mm
  • Made in Japan
 
Japanese Kitchen Knives & Whetstones Australia

Japanese Sharpening Stones (Whetstones)

The consensus for sharpening Japanese kitchen knives, as well as Japanese woodworking tools, is the use of a whetstone. Dry grinding can affect temper (effectively ruining your knife or tool) and diamond plates are often too aggressive (removing too much material). 
All Japanese whetstones will require flattening after use, no matter what type of stone, or the style of your sharpening, all whetstones will begin to dish over time. We recommend a ceramic flattening stone, or diamond plate for this task. For more info, check out Selecting a Japanese Whetstone

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