Sharpening Stones & Accessories



Before the availability of synthetic materials, knives in Japan were sharpened on natural sharpening stones that were hand quarried, hand cut and hand polished. Although some high level craftsmen and woodworkers still insist on these extremely expensive natural stones, modern technology affords today's knife sharpeners a wide variety of highly effective synthetic, ceramic and diamond surface stones.

Along with determining which grit stones you will need to match your knife and your sharpening skill level, you should also compare stone characteristics to make the right stone choice for you.

For many users, sharpening will begin on a medium grit stone and progress to a fine grit stone to finish the edge.

Rough Stones & Diamond Stones

Rough Stones & Diamond Stones

Medium Nakato Stones

Medium Nakato Stones

Fine Shiage Stones

Fine Shiage Stones

Two-Sided Sharpening Stones

Two-Sided Sharpening Stones

Stone Fixer

Stone Fixer

Sharpening Stone Accessories

Sharpening Stone Accessories

Honing Steels

Honing Steels