Unknown Mdeium-High Grit Japanese Natural Sharpening Stone 13.2oz. (369.6g)

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Unknown Mdeium-High Grit Japanese Natural Sharpening Stone 13.2oz. (369.6g),


***the weight of the stone included the wood block*** 

It looks very nice small size stone.



I do not know which mine came from, but it might be Mikawa Shiro Nagura. 



It raises great amount of slurry quickly.

It looks soft side Japanese mideum-high grit stone.


It looks it raises more than good enough slurry.

(Scale; 1 to 10, 1-3 is very soft muddy rough grit whetstone 3-6 is soft medium grit whetstone, 6-8 is hard medium grit whetstone; 8-10 is fine grit whetstone)

Particle Size----------7.8

It makes my blue II steel kasumi blade knife Jigane became dark frosted silver color, and

Hagane became silver frosted color.

(Scale; 1 to 10, 1-3 give deep scratch marks to the steel, 3-5 is delete the 1-3 scratches, 5-8 makes 3the steel cloudy, 8-10 makes the steel semi-mirror finish or mirror finish)

Natural whetstone has wider capacity than artificial whetstone, and actually, we do not know until sharpen blade on the hone for a while. Because artificial whetstone molecules do not break down to smaller sizes, but Natural whetstone molecules are possible to break down to smaller sizes, and those molecules are mixed with sharpened steel molecules, and make Jigane as suitable Jigane color, and Hagane as suitable Hagane color. It is natural mystics.