Centuries of Japanese hand tools have been made from the best steel, by the most skilled craftsmen. In turn they have passed this lore down from one generation to another. This inheritance is faithfully distilled here. Ice Bear brings the very best Japanese tools, the finest in form and function in this collection.
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ARTIFICIAL NAGURA STONE
For cleaning glazed surfaces
Also suitable for creating slurry prior to honing
Equivalent of 8,000 gold stone
Size: 70 x 20 x 23mm
Used for cleaning a glazed surface or creating a slurry prior to honing on finer stones, thereby speeding up the process. These artificial Nagura stones are the equivalent of the 8,000 gold stone and therefore there will not be a problem with particle...
Ice Bear Japanese Water Stone - Polishing 10000 grit
Superfine grit for absolute mirror finishes and ultra sharp edges
Can be left dry when not in use
10,000 grit stone supplied with Nagura stone
These are superfine grits, the stones are used to bring the metal to an absolute mirror finish, and hence an ultra sharp edge. Whereas the coarser stones can be stored in water, these fine stones are harder and not so porous,...
Ice Bear Japanese Water Stone Sharpening Kit
800 grit stone for initial grinding
6,000 grit fine finishing stone
Non-skid waterstone holder
Nagura stone for cleaning glazed surface of fine stoneThere is no better kit for someone sharpening with waterstones for the first time. The kit contains a 200mm(8") by 62mm(2.1/2") 800 grit stone for initial grinding, a 175mm(7") by 62mm(2.1/2") 6,000 grit fine finishing stone, a...
Shinto Japanese Saw Rasp - 230mm
Almost impossible to clog - waste falls through lattice
Made of double edge saw blade material strips
25mm wide by 230mm long
Double sided - coarse and fine
Cuts on push stroke
A really great tool to use, almost impossible to clog as waste falls straight through the lattice. It is actually made up of strips of double edge saw blade material, welded and pinned to form a rigid blade 25mm...