The Chosera stones are markedly harder than the Super Stones. Naniwa designed these stones for professionals who put the highest daily demands on their knives. Overall, these stones are best for those who don't have a lot of time to spend and need to quickly and cleanly sharpen their knives. Every Chosera sharpening stone is delivered with a special Nagura stone (67 x 49 x 25 mm) to put a fine sharpening paste on the surface of the Chosera stones during use. This set comes with three great stones: the 1000, 2000 and 5000. Naniwa claims these are splash-and-go stones, but users say that soaking for 15 minutes really brings out the best qualities of the sharpening matrix. These stones measure 210mm x 70mm x 25mm.
Great set of stones,they cut beautifully and the 5000 grit stone leaves an almost mirror finish
very good stones,cut well and don’t gum up too much. would recommend a stone holder with them.
awesome,these stones are great,especially the 5000
By: Brian Brown
These stones work very well. I’ve sharpened many knives with them and they seem to wear slowly and cut quickly. All of the stones create an excellent edge. If you’re looking for a decent quality edge for kitchen knives,I think the 1k would suffice. The 3k and 5k refine the edge well but aren’t needed unless you really want a very sharp edge. sharpening through the 5k produces an edge almost good enough for straight razor shaving,though it’s not quite refined enough. Most knives with be plenty sharp with this set. A stone holder is not required but will make their use easier because they are short enough that your hands hit the counter or,in my case,cutting board that I use to prop them up. I’ll be getting a holder soon. Also,you will need a flattening plate if you desire a flat stone. They’re flat when new but dish as you’re sharpening. Supposedly,if you’re good enough,you can use the entire surface to wear the stone evenly but I’m not that good. CK2go has the best prices online that I could find for these stones- and I really looked. Good stones cost money and these are worth the expense. Pony up and you’ll be pleased with your purchase.