Shapton Rock Star Stone

Shapton Rock Star Stone

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320 Grit - $45.00 $40.50 (Save 10%)
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500 Grit - $46.00 $41.40 (Save 10%)
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1000 Grit - $47.00 $42.30 (Save 10%)
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2000 Grit - $55.00 $49.50 (Save 10%)
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3000 Grit - $62.00 $55.80 (Save 10%)
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4000 Grit - $62.00 $55.80 (Save 10%)
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6000 Grit - $71.00 $63.90 (Save 10%)
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8000 Grit - $91.00 $81.90 (Save 10%)
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10,000 Grit - $147.00 $132.30 (Save 10%)
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16,000 Grit - $120.00 $108.00 (Save 10%)
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Rock Star Stones from Shapton

Introducing a sharpening tool that contains the distilled essence of Shapton’s years of sharpening experience, the Rock Star. A pinnacle of synthetic sharpening stone engineering, Rock Star stones are now on the scene.

Consistent with the high quality you've come to expect from Shapton, these fast-cutting stones give excellent feedback in use and feature a sleek design. Shapton Rock Star Stones are available as the water stone on its own or with a Stainless Steel Storage Case.

Choose From 10 Grits

  • 320 Grit / 40 Micron
  • 500 Grit / 25 Micron
  • 1000 Grit / 11 Micron
  • 2000 Grit / 6 Micron
  • 3000 Grit / 4 Micron
  • 4000 Grit / 3 Micron
  • 6000 Grit / 2 Micron
  • 8000 Grit / 1 Micron
  • 10000 Grit / <1 Micron
  • 16000 Grit / <1 Micron

High Quality Abrasives

Shapton uses only high-quality abrasives. The 320 - 10,000 grit stones contain white alumina. The 16,000 grit stone uses calcined alumina. The grit makes for fast-cutting stones with excellent responsiveness.

Compatible with Shapton Accessories

Like all Shapton stones, the Rock Stars work with Shapton Accessories like the Shapton Stone Holder, the Shapton Sharpening Pond, and the Shapton Diamond Lapping Plate.

Versatile Size

Shapton Rock Star Stones share the same footprint as other Shapton Stones. They are 8 1/4" (210mm) x 2 3/4" (70mm). They are a versatile size that is great for almost any sharpening task from knives to woodworking tools and many things besides. The Rock Star Stones are 3/8" (10mm) thick.

Sharpening Supplies is an authorized retailer of Shapton Stones.

Made in Japan

Q. The Instructions say I should soak these stones for 5 minutes before use. Is that necessary?

A. Shapton describes the Rock Star Stones as splash and go. Get them wet and they are ready for action. However, as an advanced usage tip, they say these stones are designed to become a little softer with prolonged water contact. If you desire a softer feel from the sharpening stone, Shapton suggests a 5-minute soak before use. This is a matter of personal preference but is sometimes desirable with brand-new or very dry stones that haven't been used in quite a while, particularly in the finer grits.

Q. What's the difference between the Shapton Rock Star Stones and the Shapton Glass Stones?

A. The Shapton Glass Stones and Rock Stars are made from the same abrasives and binder. The most significant difference is that the Shapton Rock Star Stones are 10mm thick and do not have a glass backing plate. The Shapton Glass Stones are 5mm thick and are mounted on a 5mm thick glass plate.

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Received my Sharpening System today,(Norton IM83) and I've got to tell you that I am excited about using this product. I've been in the meat cutting business for 45 years, and as you can imagine, I've used allot of different types and styles of sharpening equipment. I have had 3 Norton Multi-Oil Stone units in my lifetime, and then I see this IM83 and I think that this is what I need to carry with me when and wherever I go. I just LOVE this little box full of expertise equipment to keep me sharp and at a razors edge. Thank you for the service, it was fast and easy, and I received it within 3 days of ordering. I know knives and how they work, and I can't wait to start putting that edge on my "other" knives I own.
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