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Suehiro Japanese Whetstone - Woodworking Hand Tools & Japanese Kitchen Knives Australia

Suehiro Japanese Dual Stone Whetstone | New Cerax CR-3800 (1000 & 3000 Grit)

A combination of grit 1000 and 3000 enables you to deal with a variety of materials, from stainless steel to carbon for medium and final sharpening. 


These stones are very soft, wearing fast. We recommend the Naniwa Base or Imanishi Combo as better options.

  • Suehiro New Cerax CR-3800
  • Grit: 1000 (Medium) and 3000 (Finishing)
  • Whetstone Size: 183 x 63 x 15mm
  • Weight: 950g
  • Cleaning Stone Included
  • Sharpening Stone / Whetstone
  • 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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