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Natural stone for razors

Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:52 pm

Hello Sir, my name is Marco.

Would like to know if you ship to Italy, please. I'm looking for a Japanese Natural Stone as a finisher for my straight razors and was thinking about this one here http://www.chefknivestogo.com/hinak.html Your thoughts, please? Also, does the stone already come flat and with bevelled edges?

Thanks so much,

Marco

Re: Natural stone for razors

Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:55 pm

Hi Marco,

Yes we do ship to Italy.

The stone you mentioned is our best selling natural stone on the website. It's purchased mostly by razor sharpeners as a final finishing stone. The ozuku koppa works very well for this. The stone is flat and the edges are not bevelled. I suggest you flatten it anyway just to make sure it's dead flat and then round the edges a little before you use it. This is not as critical with kitchen knives but it is with razors.
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