The Boker Arato Japanese Rough Benchstone features 600 grit making it perfect for reshaping dull blades or fixing small nicks in the blade. These sharpening stones, made by Masahiro, are essential tools for keeping your blades' sharpness and edge retention. They consist of a water soluble matrix exposing fresh sharpening particles when wet, which creates maximum sharpening ability. The Japanese have been using these stones for hundreds of years giving them their reputation for high quality incredibly sharp blades. It is recommended these stones be used in the traditional method of Japanese sharpening, and never without water.
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|