So yesterday I did some experimenting using natural naguras on synthetic stones. The goal was to ease the transition between going from synthetic stones over to natural stones.
So i started with the 150 Nubatama
Then I moved up to the 1k shapton with an Amakusa Nagura
Then I moved up to the 2k speckled Nubatama , with an Iyoto Nagura , this is where things start to get interesting.
From here I went to a Khozuke Jnat with matching TomoNagura
I stropped on bare roo after , what a nice edge , very toothy , yet still refined , beautiful to look at, solid Performer. A side road of this experiment was to experiment to see if this increases the edge retention/durability of the 4116 steel.
Also touched up my straight with my Mukaida with matching Tomonagura