Akamonzen Medium Stone #1000 L

Akamonzen Medium Sharpening Whetstone #1000 L

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This is a popular whetstone among chefs.
It removes scratches that form after sharpening with rough whetstone,and makes the blade sharp.
In general home, people often finish the knife sharpening by using this one only.

Product No: 14ta1000-l
Size: 70x210x50mm
Grit Size: #1000

How to Choose a Whetstone

Sharpening your knives is as important as using them, but there's so many whetstones to pick from!
Here's how to buy your first.

Medium Stone

The standard number of a medium stone is around 1000 grit.
This is the standard whetstone for sharpening, and is the first kind of whetstone you should buy.
Basically, they are used to fix dull knives and restore cutting ability to a knife's blade.
Also, they are used for removing the scratches created by a rough stone.

Vitrified

Manufacturing Method

Ceramic or vitreous materials such as soluble clay and feldspar are baked at temperatures exceeding 1000℃. The most abrasive of all whetstones, and its greatest feature is that high abrasive ability. It has many pores, and surface clogging is rare. This method is suitable for rough stones.

A knife store that has supported the history of knives and food culture in Japan.

It has been 600 years since the birth of swordmaking in the Sakai region of Japan. Sakai Ichimonji Mitsuhide's and it's craftsmen continue to build on that legacy by producing the finest blades in Japan.
This is where the culture of completing a dish of sashimi by "just cutting" and the culture of expressing sharpness as "taste" was born.
For 70 years, we have been connecting the spirit of Sakai's craftsmen with the passion of chefs in Osaka's kitchen equipment shopping district, known as the kitchen of Japan.
We are very happy that our knives can be used by people all over the world.

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