Kensho Sei Whetstone #8000


Kensho Sei series is the culmination of Kensho series, Zan, Kei, Itadaki.

This whetstone is low-temperature fired resinoid stone, which contains Japanese high quality abrasives in it. It is not only leaving enough cushioning to the stone, but also keep the stone surface flat longer. It helps you to know which part of knife is touching the stone when you aim a consistent fine edge sharpening.

Sei #8000 is used for Uraoshi and Itoha for Japanese knives, and this is good to make a fine edge, Koba and Itoha for western chef knives as well. Also, it can be used to regain sharpness quickly, when you don't see any chippings. It is recommended to be used before switching to your finishing natural stone.

Size: 205×75×25㎜

Production method: Resinoid
Grit: #8000
Colour: Gray

- Recommended flattening plate:Kensho Diamond plate (fine)
This series (Kensho) of whetstone are recommended for someone who cares about details of sharpening, precision of sharpening, and superior sharpness. It is also good for migrating from man-made stone to natural stone.
* There may be difference is size a bit because of hand made product
* This is harden by high heat so that there is little difference is hardness
* This may not change even it's sunk in water long time though, it brakes once it gets frozen
*  It may have difference in colour between picture and in person