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Idahone Fine Ceramic Rod 12
Idahone Fine Ceramic Rod 12
Idahone Fine Ceramic Rod 12

Idahone Fine Ceramic Rod 12"

Item #: R12-L
Our Price: $32.00
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This Idahone fine ceramic rod has a natural wood handle on it. Comes with metal ring for easy hanging. 1200 Grit. This is the exact same rod as the other one on the site except it has a natural wood handle instead of a black handle.

  • Weight: 7.6 ounces
  • Rod Length: 12"
  • Overall Length: 17.5"
  • Rod Diameter: 12.7 mm

    This rod also comes with an optional sheath that you can purchase using the drop down box. Here is a look at it:

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  • Customer Reviews
    Average rating is 4.8
    5.0
    By:  Steve
    Methuen MA
    My knives are nice and sharp now. Way better than a "sharpening" steel.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Eamon Burke
    DFW
    This is a great rod! Aggressive and fast,but not ultra low grit. It is a 1200 Grit,about 20 Microns,and works great. Also handy for pulling the burr off of cheaper steel knives. The steel will discolor the rod,but it will continue to work well.



    Fast,neat abrasion. And made in America.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Trey
    Nashville
    This is an amazing deal. A truly great ceramic rod for less than $30? Can’t beat it. As for the steel discoloring the rod,you can buy the Ceramic Eraser here for next to nothing and it works great too.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Alex Haben
    Eureka,CA
    Great high quality hone for the price. Keeps all my cooking knives nice and sharp.
    0.3
    4.0
    By:  Bill billenstein
    Los Angeles
    Great product would be nice if it had one flat side so it dosent roll off table tops. Kind if a bummer to pay $30 and then have to take a sander to your brand new honing rod
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Nora
    Phoenix,AZ
    Kudos to CKTG! Great

    product,lightning fast

    shipping and great

    communication. Will

    be a repeat customer.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Nora
    Phoenix,AZ
    The Idahone ceramic honing rod speaks for

    itself...great product. CKTG does it

    right,product,price,

    communication & delivery,perfect transaction. Will shop again.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Steve
    St. Louis,MO
    This thing is great! I use it on softer steel knives like Henckels/Victorinox Forschner and on my harder steel Japanese knives. A few very light passes on each side and my blades come back to paper towel shredding sharpness.

    What works best for me is to hold the Idahone horizontally,with the tip on the edge of a kitchen countertop. I then hone the blade almost as I would on a sharpening stone.

    I would rate the Idahone fine at 2K Japanese water stone grit level,maybe even finer - it puts a nice toothy edge on all the steels I’ve tried thus far.

    Get the eraser as well - it’s inexpensive and it just works.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Bryan
    Doylestown,Pa
    This thing works great. It’s sturdy and does what it it supposed to do. It has a good fit and finish.
    0.3
    4.0
    By:  ANTHONY B. MCLORG
    MAYFIELD HEIGHTS,OHIO
    I think the rod is quite nice for its purpose. However I am disappointed to find a nick in the honing surface. If I had been buying it in person I would have inspected it and found another without the flaw. It still does a very nice job on my Shun knife but I have to be careful to miss the nick. I think the quality control should be better.
    0.3
    5.0
    By:  Ramon
    Nice rod. Great deal for the money. Fine grit used it on my goko gyuto and it works well.
    0.3
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