ARATA #800 + #3000 Grit Naniwa Japanese Whetstone 2 Set + Carrying Case Holder – Coarse + Kikusumi FIXIT Eraser + Sharpening Guide
Naniwa ARATA #800 #3000 Combo Japanese Whetstone Set
The ARATA #800 is a hard medium whetstone that offers the highest level of performance. Ideal for daily/weekly sharpening or as a 2nd stage following a coarse grit whetstone like a #400. If the edge is not dull, does not need a new bevel set and has no chips then you really don’t need to start any coarser than this. #800 is a very popular grit because of its speed to refine the edge of a blade is quicker than a #1000 grit. Ideal for professionals that want to save time sharpening and get the very best edge on the knife blade will choose this whetstone.
#3000 GRIT USES
The ARATA #3000 is a hard finishing whetstone that offers the highest level of speed and performance. Great as a final stone (#800/#3000 combo) or can be used as a 3rd step preceding an ultra fine finishing whetstone. It gives your knives a very clean and polished edge. It can be used to improve the sharpness of planers, chisels, hunting knives, carving knives, scissors, hammer blades, stainless steel blades, cooking knives, and other precision blades. If you are sharpening Japanese knives, this stone will reduce your sharpening time at each step up to finer grit stones. For those seeking smooth pathway to a silkier edge for their knives. For professionals that want to save time sharpening and get the very best edge on the knife blade #3000 ARATA is nice addition to a core whetstone set.
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