The stones we carry are large enough for just about any tool. At 8" long by 3" wide, these stones are twice the surface area of smaller 6" x 2" stones. The larger surface area provides many advantages over smaller stones. The longer stone allows the use of longer honing strokes for faster overall sharpening. The width allows you to move your tool over different areas of the stone for more even wear of the stone. The larger size also allows you to sharpen even the largest cutting tools.
These waterstones are available in 220, 1000, 4000, and 8000 grit. A blue plastic stone holder box is included with each stone. Stones measure 8" x 3" x 1".
The 8" Norton Waterstone is ideal for just about any knife or tool. In recent years, these stones have become very popular among woodworkers. The fast cutting ability is favored by woodworkers where speed and and a razor sharp edge is required. The coarse 220 grit stone is used for nicked edges or on extremely dull tools. The 1000 grit is used for fast sharpening after the 220 grit. The 4000 grit leaves a very sharp edge. The 8000 leaves a mirror finish favored by many woodworkers and knife owners.
We recommend the 8" Norton Waterstones for woodworking tools, kitchen cutlery, and other outdoor knives.
Multifunctional Case Included
- Durable plastic protects stones against breakage
- Removable lid creates mini sharpening station
- Base acts as reservoir to keep stone from drying out
- No-slip rubber feet keep stone in place during sharpening
Norton Part Numbers
220 Grit: 61463689505
1000 Grit: 61463689506
4000 Grit: 61463689507
8000 Grit: 61463689508