Comprised of a 2-grit whetstone, a sharpening steel and a lovely bamboo stand to display and store them, the Shun 3 Piece Whetstone Sharpening System with Steel provides the tools you need to maintain your fine Shun cutlery.
For keeping both single-bevel and double-bevel blades at their very sharpest, the Shun Combination 1000/6000 Grit Whetstone offers both medium and fine grits for the maintenance of fine cutlery. Use the side with 1000 grit first for basic upkeep, then flip to the ultra-fine 6000 side to bring out a refined, polished edge. If your blades edges feature any flaws or bends, it may be necessary to sharpen them with a coarser grit first before using this whetstone. This whetstone is the ideal choice for to keep a blade well-maintained.
The Shun 9" Honing Steel is the ideal companion to bring your fine Shun knives back to life. Your blade's keen cutting edge become unaligned with normal use , and this exceptional honing tool provides a super fine texture to gently re-center the edges between sharpening sessions. The handle features an angle guide to assist holding the blade to the correct 16˚ angle while honing. Just a few gentle strokes and your blades can feel like new again.
The bamboo stand is conveniently set at a 16˚ angle to help you judge the correct sharpening angle for your fine Shun blades and their unique 16˚ cutting edge. This beautiful 3 piece offers everything you need to keep your knives at their sharpest best.
Shun has been producing high quality cutlery, accessories and sharpening tools for more than one hundred years in Seki City, Japan. The Shun 3 Piece Whetstone Sharpening System with Steel carries a limited lifetime warranty.