We stock several types and brands of waterstones. When you select a brand or
type of stone consider the entire system, not just the cost of the stone but
the size, how many stones are needed in the system, and ease of maintenance.
Norton waterstones are our most popular stones and are available in
a host of sizes and combination for every situation. They represent a great
system with a nice balance of speed, ease of maintenance, versatility with tough
alloys, and final edge quality. Another approach are the Super-Stones which are moderately hard resin
based stones which flatten easily but don't need soaking before use. Chosera waterstones reflect the state of the art in fast cutting, versatile waterstones. They are the finest waterstones we stock and we believe the finest on the market.
The only true natural waterstones we stock are our Arkansas stones and
stones which are nominally oilstones, but they are not porous, and many of our customers, mostly knife and razor sharpeners, use these stones with water.