The Naniwa Super 10,000 grit stone is renowned as one of the best polishing stones around. It leaves an amazing mirror-like finish on the blade of high end Japanese knives or blades. This allows for ultra silky cutting and slicing.
These stones are made using a resin bond method, which yields a higher quality stone than the old baked method used with cheaper stones. It offers almost all of the performance of the much more expensive and fragile magnesia-based stones but at a fraction of the cost. Also, a great benefit of this method is that the stones do not require soaking in water prior to use (in fact, they should never be soaked). A quick spray or splash of water is all that is needed and you're ready to go.
This stone is extremely fine, just slightly more so than the 8,000. Your personal preferences and knife types will be the deciding factor as to which is better suited to your needs.
This Naniwa Super 10,000 stone loads up quickly and is used to give a knife a final polished edge. It makes a perfect finishing stone for the best Japanese stainless or carbon steel knives or for a high quality European knife where you want a super fine, smooth mirror-like edge.
5fast, May 6, 2015
Posted By: ron
very nice stone I have just got it today and again I must say that the speed that my order came was great 4days from the usa to europe thats fast thanks again
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