Imanishi


Imanishi Oohira 30 Model Natural stone High Quality Ipponsen

Japanese sharpening experts have revered high density natural stones for ages. Delicate cloudy polishes and incredible edge retention make these guys absolutely worth their weight.

We recommend using a nagura stone with all natural stones to build the initial slurry.

Length 205mm
Width 80mm
Height variable
Disclaimer:Each stone is slightly different!

This basic care information will help you maximize the performance and life of your natural stone.

  • Get a Nagura stone, with this you can build the slurry need to use this stone, use it every time. This will also help clean your natural stone.
  • Use plenty of water this will act as a lubricant, preventing damaging the knife or the stone.
  • Never ever use oil it will ruin your stone.
  • DO NOT soak this stone.
  • Do not keep stones in direct sunlight, extreme heat or cold (i.e. Inside of a car in winter). Please wipe excess water off from the stone before storing.
  • Get a truing stone. This will help you to maintain right angle for sharpening, and will give you the best result. The flatter the stones are, the sharper knives get!
  • Do not use on a full moon or in a forest, next to a large tree. 
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