The King has become a household name for every knife sharpening enthusiast. For years, the King S1 has been the undisputed standard for 6000 grit whetstones. It’s formula has been so successful that King has implemented it on the best selling King KDS combo whetstone. Many professional sharpeners continue using the King S1, even after many years of mastering hand sharpening - it is simply that good of a polishing whetstone. It gives consistent results, easy to learn on, not overly aggressive, and affordable for a high quality polishing whetstone that is made in Japan.
Made in Japan
- Origin: Tokonama City, Japan
- Grit No.: #6000
- Stone Type: Splash & Go
- Contents: S-1 Whetstone (Bonded to stand/base)
- Dimension: 210 x 73 x 22mm (8.3 x 2.6 x 0.9")
- Weight (incl. the stand): 808g (28.5oz)
- Material: Special Synthetic Material
- Made by King Whetstone, distributed by Matsunaga Stone, Osaka.
How to use:
Do not soak this whetstone. Simply apply water on the surface when ready to use. Rinse and wipe dry with a hand towel when done, and allow air dry at room temp. Do not leave in water.
How to clean:
If the stone’s performance is slowing down, or seems to be diminishing, you can clean using the nagura stone. Be sure to clean the entire surface of the whetstone when using any of these methods to ensure even wear of the whetstone’s surface.