The rounded wedge-shape of this stone offers versatility in sharpening any straight or curved edge. Most efficient job of putting a precision cutting edge on a broad range of tools including kitchen, paring, carving, steak, butcher, boning & filleting knives, meat cleavers & scissors. Designed to be used dry, no lubricant is needed. This sharpening stone has a nice wooden handle for control when sharpening. Made of premium fine grit silicon carbide abrasive. Norton Crystolon.
To obtain best results, lubricate your stone with genuine Norton Sharpening Stone Oil. Oil acts as an effective lubricant during sharpening to float away metal & abrasive particles that would otherwise clog up the stone. When metal particles clog the stone pores, it's called glazing & can ruin the stone.
From the Manufacturer:
Norton Sharpening Stones are made of the highest quality materials & are unequaled for long sharpening life, maintenance of shape & smooth cut.
Product Title Length Width Thickness Model # Knife & Tool Sharpening Stone with Handle ~ Fine 7 - 1/2" 1 - 1/2" 5/8"87939