Popular among professionals, the Norton IM313 Tri-Stone has set the standard for sharpening for decades.
The Norton IM313 features three very large 11-1/2" x 2-1/2" oil stones in a convenient, easy-to-use system. These stones are long enough to handle any knife or tool thrown at them. The sharpening system holds the stones in a heavy-duty plastic base unit that mounts into an oil bath. The oil reservoir keeps the stones that are not being used submerged in the oil so they're ready to use.The system comes with everything you need to get sharpening, 16 oz of quality Norton Honing Oil are included.
Complete 3 Stone System
The IM313-CIS contains 3 stones:
- A fast cutting Coarse Crystolon Stone
- A Medium Crystolon Stone
- A Fine India Stone
This is a solid three stone set up that will take you from aggressive reshaping of a blade to honing a final cutting edge. For those who are looking for a version with finer stones, it is available in the Norton IM313-CIS.
If you are confused about the different types of stones in the system, have a look at our article Difference in Sharpening Stone Materials for an explanation.
Norton Arkansas Kit: Item No. IM313, Part No. 61463685960