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Japanese Waterstones: Naniwa Sharpening Stones

Japanese Waterstones: Naniwa Sharpening Stones

The Japanese waterstone maker NANIWA, based in Osaka, is known for making the best honing stones.

Naniwa sharpening and honing stones, in terms of hardness, lie between the Cerax and Naniwa Professional Stones stones (more closer to the Cerax), and in use they have a very pleasant feel. One can almost sense the blade becoming sharper as one works.

The Naniwa Sharpening Stones in the finer grits are the best for honing. With no other stone can one achieve so fine an edge.

Waterstones do wear concave with use and require periodic re-flattening. Our flattening stones will do this job. A flat stone is indispensable for effective sharpening, especially with flat blades like chisels and plane irons.

Note: On the Naniwa Name Change: The line Super Stone is now Sharpening Stone.
NANIWA Coarse Stone grain size: 220
New Sharpening Stones Series
for grinding down notches
for restoring dull blades
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313300CartPrice € 35.00
NANIWA Coarse Stone grain size: 400
New Sharpening Stones Series
for grinding down notches
for restoring dull blades
Smaller scratches than with the 220 grit stone
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313301CartPrice € 38.00
NANIWA Sharpening Stone grain size 800
New Sharpening Stones Series
for fast sharpening
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313302CartPrice € 41.00
NANIWA Sharpening Stone grain size 1000
New Sharpening Stones Series
for general sharpening purpose
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313303CartPrice € 43.00
NANIWA Sharpening Stone grain size 2000
New Sharpening Stones Series
for fine sharpening
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313304CartPrice € 50.00
NANIWA Honing Stone grain size 3000
New Sharpening Stones Series
for removing the burr after sharpening
or to use as step between 1000 and 6000/8000 grit stones
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313305CartPrice € 54.00
NANIWA Honing Stone grain size 5000
New Sharpening Stone Series
for removing the burr after sharpening
or to use as step between 1000/2000 and 8000 grit stones
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313306CartPrice € 59.00
NANIWA Honing Stone grain size 8000
New Sharpening Stone Series
for removing the burr after sharpening
and to achieve a polished blade
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313307CartPrice € 67.00
NANIWA Honing Stone grain size 10000
New Sharpening Stone Series
for removing the burr after sharpening
and to achieve a polished blade
replaces a natural sword polishing stone
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313308CartPrice € 75.00
NANIWA Honing Stone grain size 12000
New Sharpening Stones Series
for finest honing
for mirror polished blades
replaces a natural sword polishing stone
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313309CartPrice € 88.00
NANIWA Combination Stone grain size 800/5000
Combination stone series for sharpening and honing
Now you can have the Naniwa stones’ quality in a combination stone. The only disadvantage to this, in common with all other combination stones, is that you have in every grit size only one surface to work with, and so one must resurface hollowed stones more often. Because of the slightly different working qualities of the Naniwa stones, the nominal grit size, 800/5000, of this stone is more comparable to the classic 1000/6000 sharpening-honing combination.
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313312CartPrice € 76.00
NANIWA Combination Stone grain size: 3000/8000
Stone series for honing in two steps
This is the best combination stone for honing. With no other stone can one achieve so fine an edge.
Size: 210 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm
Order nr. 313314CartPrice € 89.00
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