BearMoo Premium 2-IN-1 Whetstone. The nagura should be used from time to time to help expose fresh abrasive on the stone surface. Since that time, he had moved on to different stone constructions. OTHERS. We offer a variety of knife-related services... click below for more info. Just as with many other traditional and cultural products in Japan. TYPE. Coarse. The finish from the maido stones is more polished than misty. No soaking needed. One of the things we enjoy about these stones when compared to similar diamond stones is that they provide better tactile feedback in use. Feels smooth with a subtle bite. It is a good idea to wrap the stone in a damp cloth when drying, as this slows the drying process and can help minimize potential cracking issues in the long run. I've had good results on both single bevel and double bevel knives, as the 7000 stone leaves a decent bit of bite despite its higher grit. The Maido stones also include a synthetic nagura, which can be used to clean up the stone surface if it becomes loaded up. We are a small company of passionate knife dorks, focused on making high quality Japanese knives from small makers available to you, outside of Japan. The nagura should be used from time to time to help expose fresh abrasive on the stone surface. Micron size accurate; Color coded; Reinforced with anodized aluminum Universal Backing Plate They can also be used to wear down high spots to help level the stone. $250-$500, Medium. Though the finishing stone is only 3000 grit, it leaves a great polish and a very nice toothy edge appropriate for many kitchen tasks. The 3000 side also makes a great touchup stone. When talking with a stone company we are close with out there, the owner and I got into an in depth discussion about the beginning of his career as a stone maker. Feels smooth with a subtle bite. The 3000 side also makes a great touch-up stone. One of the things we enjoy about these stones when compared to similar diamond stones is that they provide better tactile feedback in use. Splash more water on the stone surface as needed, but avoid submerging the stone in water. CARE AND MAINTENANCE: All of the stones in this set are splash-and-go stones and SHOULD NOT BE SOAKED AT ALL. Just ask. PHONE 310-399-0300HOURS Monday-Wednesday & Friday 11:00am-6:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm, The store will remain closed to customers, but we have non-contact pickup and drop-off. These stones are forged of non-porous ceramics and are a great balance of finish and speed of cut. The 320 is a type of resinoid based stone, but is not ok to soak. I enjoyed using them quite a bit, and it got me thinking, it might be nice to put together a splash-and-go stone set for our customers, as we get quite a few requests for this. Also, there was not a coarse stone in the mix, so we are adding our Gesshin 320 Splash-and-Go stone to round out the set. All stones have the same dimensions of: 210 mm x 75 mm x 10 mm. Though it's not a splash-and-go stone, it does soak rather quickly, and provides good cutting speed and tactile feedback. This diamond stone set includes 1x 1000 grit diamond stone, 1x 6000 grit diamond stone, 1x stone holder, and 2x nagura for use with diamond stones. Grit Level: Stone Set; Gesshin 320 Splash and Go Stone Length: 206mm; Height: 32mm; Width: 64mm; Weight: 960g; Maido 2000 Splash and Go Stone Length: 206mm; Height: 22.5mm; Width: 72mm; Weight: 710g; Maido 7000 Splash and Go Stone Length: 206mm; Height: 22.5mm; Width: 72mm; Weight: 710g Splash water and sharpen away. They can also be used to wear down high spots to help level the stone. Japanese knife Imports will be closing at 5pm on Nov. 24th 2020, The store will remain closed to customers, but we have non-contact pickup and drop-off Sharpening (except initial sharpening), saya making, and rehandling are suspended for the moment- Click here for more info on our COVID response. Though it's not a splash-and-go stone, it does soak rather quickly, and provides good cutting speed and tactile feedback. $ 280.00. GRIT.