• Material: Synthetic stone
• Grit: 1000
Large (91516): 9" x 3.5" x 2.5" ht (22.5x9x6cm)
Extra Large (91515): 9.5" x 4" x 2.75" ht (24x10x7 cm)
• Type: Soaking
If you want to buy just one stone, getting a medium grit is a smart choice. Soak this whetstone in water until the bubbles stop surfacing. The #1000 is perfect for every day sharpening. For chips and minor damages, use a coarse grit stone. Masamoto stones are especially suitable for high carbon steel knives.
Tsukiji Masamoto offers knife sharpening services mainly for professional cooks at their store in Tokyo's famed Tsukiji Market so you know you can trust the quality of their whetstones.Mr. Hirano, the owner, controls the consistency and quality of the stones so his customers can be assured.