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Gesshin 1000/6000 Combo Ceramic Stone

  • The Gesshin™ 1000/6000 combo stone is the best combination stone I've ever used. Combo stones are often known for putting together mediocre quality stones, often in a smaller than normal size. When we decided to make this stone, we took two amazing full-size stones and put them together. The 1000 grit side of this is the same as our Gesshin™ Grit Extra Large Sharpening Stone. It is a great Nakato (middle stone). Like this rest of the Gesshin™ stones, I have been testing this one for quite some time now. This stone is a new addition to our lineup. As a soaking stone, it has great feedback, cuts fast, has great tactile feedback, and works well on a variety of steels. It's a medium hard stone that can work up mud pretty easily. It also happens to be pretty dish resistant. The 6000 grit side is a very fast cutter, muddy, works well on all types of steel, and leaves a very nice finish.

    This stone is great for single bevel and double bevel knives alike...from normal sharpening to uraoshi, to koba (microbevels), to hamaguri edges this stone is a great all around stone. If you're looking for a one-stone setup, maybe even something to keep at work, this is your stone.


    This stone should be soaked for about 5-10 minutes before use.  It can be used as a splash and go, but it really does much better with a short soak.  It can be stored in water with no problems.  If you do leave your stone in water, please change the water regularly.  When drying out this stone or any others, do so out of the sunlight in a well-ventilated area. Please keep in mind that these stones may vary in color saturation from batch to batch as a function of the manufacturing process.



    • Grit Level: combo stone
    • Length: 204mm
    • Height: 50mm
    • Width: 72mm
    • Weight: 1516g

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