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I've put together two stones on a paddle using Choceras and Shaptons. It is a different style of sharpening if that's what you want to do. Basically EP sized stones on a larger paddle. I even have some little 'baby aoto' if you like smaller stones - about 1x1x5.5 inches. Just not sure this was the direction the original poster was going.
I mention the aoto because it works great on carbon steel and as a single stone it spans a range of grits from ~ 1k to 4k so it can work as a one stone solution. It isn't unreasonable to precede it with a 1 or even 2k stone however.
+1 to Jason's comment about diamonds on thinner blades like Takedas. To get a nice kasumi finish on his blades naturals work real nice. If you are looking at synthetics and want an aesthetically pleasing finish, this is a perfect case where the 2k or 3k Nubatama Bamboo would be an excellent choice. Here I do a 311 mm Takeda wa-sujihiki with the 2k Nubatama Bamboo stone
Takeda's knives can certainly benefit from going to an even finer finish such as a Yaginoshima Asagi or Hideriyama Iroko too. It is also reasonable to use a Hakka Tomae to follow the curvature of the blade.
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