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King is a trusted and well known brand in the United States. They are one of the most respectable sharpening stone manufacturers based in Matsunaga, Osaka in Japan. If you don’t want to spend money on two stones, then this sharpening stone, that features an average grit sharpening surface on one side and a fine grit finishing surface on the flip side, is perfect for you.
Specifications Brand: King Size: 1.4"H x 2.6" x 8.2" Use & Precaution Before using this sharpening stone, soak in water the #1000 grit side for 2 minutes and splash water on the #6000 grit side only. Never soak it! Doing so may result in the stone splitting or breaking.
Do not also soak in water finishing stones #3000 and above. After use, let the stone dry thoroughly. Returning a stone into its box while still wet or damp will result in molding and might decrease in quality. It usually takes 1 –2 weeks for us to restock should this item is not available.