Waterstones are synthetic stones designed to be softer than oil stones. These softer grade stones are used with water as the lubricant (versus oil) to develop fast-cutting slurry.Stones may need flattening with some frequency. Combination Stones provide double the grit and reduce the cost of getting started with Water stones,
240/400 Grit: Quickly sharpens damaged or neglected edge.
600/1000 Grit: A fine grit that cuts fast but does not polish.
5000 Grit: Provides a polished, smooth edge.
Equipped with a silica gel non-slip base for extra safety.