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Whetstones for razor-sharp knives
Kitchen knives are the most important utensils in food preparation, and that is why it is necessary that you take proper care of them by sharpening their blades.

All of our Japanese Whetstones (also called sharpening stones or waterstones) have been tested and carefully selected by our team to ensure maximum satisfaction and perfect results for your Japanese knives.

We offer top-brands, popular with Japanese Blacksmiths, such as King. Take care when sharpening your knives using a whetstone and remember to always keep them wet when sharpening your knives.

Don’t know what whetstone to choose? Read our guide: Which Whetstone Grit Should You Choose?

Though it is sometimes mistaken as a reference to the water often used to lubricate such stones, the word “whetstone” is a compound word formed with the word “whet”, which means to sharpen a blade, not the word “wet”.