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Sharp Pebble Premium Whetstone Knife Sharpening Stone 2 Side Grit 1000 6000 Waterstone Best Whetstone Sharpener NonSlip Bamboo Base Angle Guide

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.5
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Review Summary - 965 recent, verified reviews

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Hair
 140
knives, sharpening, stone, sharpen, sharpened
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Would definitely recommend for a sharp knife.  ...  "
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" ...  Cons: None, if you are in the market for a whetstone knife sharpening system at a great price then look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only used it to sharpen pocket knives so far, but it does a great job.  ...  "
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" ...  Combining the two grits, as well as using the guide tool, makes average knives razor sharp and capable of cutting through veggies without any force.  ...  "
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" ...  This knife sharpening stone is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my favorite knife and I have had it for over 35 years. ... Now it is like a brand new knife.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been missing a proper sharpener for my knives and scissors for many years.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice knife sharpener.  ...  "
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Build Quality
 85
rubber, base, bamboo base, wood, sharpening
+87%
-13%
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" ...  The angle guide looks very sturdy and the bamboo base appears to be well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Really heavy durable feeling.  ...  "
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" ...  Durability, quality and price were superb.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a cheap piece of sharpening steel and upgraded to this stone and there is a world of difference.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciated the quality of the stone and the holder which made it easier to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality and I love the bamboo base with the no slip bottom.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems to be the right size and with the stand it's very stable.  ...  "
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" ...  The dual sided design takes up less space than having 2 stones out and the Bamboo base has a nice rubberized grip on the bottom to help keep it from sliding around.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 77
instructions, stone, sharpening, knives, guide
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Works great with very easy to follow instructions  ...  "
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" ...  This is good product and effective it has great instructions also  ...  "
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" ...  Stone is set in beautiful wood, and the instructions are easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to follow instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, excellent results, and I’m very happy that I purchased this sharpening stone!  ...  "
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" ...  Don't be fooled by gizmos promising to sharpen your knives fast and easy. ... It takes time to learn a worthwhile skill.  ...  "
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" ...  But seems real simple to use with my new knives  ...  "
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" ...  the instructions are very clear and the result is fantastic  ...  "
Delivery
 64
packaged, timely, shipping, perfect condition, fast delivery
+100%
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" ...  Came we'll packaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Item arrived as described along with an e-book.  ...  "
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" ...  It was shipped and arrived promptly, no damage as packaging was good.  ...  "
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" ...  These stones arrived in perfect condition and did the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was fast as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is as specified, shipped quickly and the sharpening guide is very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  It's arrived and looks good,I will try it later.  ...  "
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" ...  This arrived quickly and was packaged nicely to prevent any damage.  ...  "
Marketplace
 57
seller, received, advertised, works as advertised, exactly as advertised
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Thank you for a nice product  ...  "
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" ...  Item as described, thank you.  ...  "
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" ...  Also great seller.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great product from a reputable seller.  ...  "
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" ...  Can as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was received both timely and as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Stand is well formed, looks just like the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Prompt service from seller.  ...  "
Fit
 55
rubber, base, sharpening, knives, knife
+87%
-13%
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" ...  Sharpens my case pocket and my kitchen knives just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I keep it in the box it was shipped in, which is sturdy and compact and fits I a drawer.  ...  "
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" ...  The wooden base is solid, and the rubber insert holds the sharpening stone well in place.  ...  "
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" ...  The bamboo base holds the stone solid and still!  ...  "
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" ...  Wooden stone stand with rubber covered base holds stone well in place while sharpening.  ...  "
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" ...  With the plastic guide that slips over the blade it was very easy to get that perfect angle.  ...  "
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" ...  The base is rather slip proof and works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the rubber holder and sealed bamboo cradle with rubber mat on bottom for non slip.  ...  "
Price
 46
money, value, stone, quality, worth the price
+96%
-4%
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" ...  so easy and saves money  ...  "
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" ...  For $30, this was money well spent.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value and quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Very high quality stone for a good price  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Not bad for 30 bucks  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the price to purchase.  ...  "
Design
 35
stone, nice, stones, stand, base
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I see myself using Sharp Pebble stones from here on out.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price this is a great product and aesthetically pleasing as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It is alo a nice looking addition.  ...  "
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" ...  it also looks great in your kitchen 😊  ...  "
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" ...  Love the bamboo base.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only used it once but it looks and works great  ...  "
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" ...  Rubber base and bamboo stand look nice.  ...  "
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" ...  This stone looks like it will last for a very long time.  ...  "
Comfort
 34
non slip, sharpening, base, knives, slip bottom
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Doesn't fall apart while using it.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight of the stone is substantial as is the quality and the material of the stone.  ...  "
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" ...  No slipping and sliding. ... I usually hold off reviewing until I've used it or feel satisfied with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Good price and good non slip set up for easy placement anywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  Looking forward to feeling comfortable with the whole process  ...  "
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" ...  took a second to get use to the hand movements but worked great so far  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the base is made to not slip which is also a huge help for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Really heavy durable feeling.  ...  "
Setup
 33
clear, follow, stone, easy to follow, results
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Following the instructions provided, it performs wonderfully.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to follow instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality product with great instructions and follow up.  ...  "
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" ...  I wasn't 100% sure how large this setup was going to be until it arrived, so I've posted a pic with a standard pen to give some idea of reference.  ...  "
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" ...  The set includes a 20 degree blade guide that makes sharpening a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and clear directions included.  ...  "
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" ...  The product works great and comes with sufficient instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions are clear.  ...  "
Product As Described
 24
works as advertised, product, exactly as advertised, exactly, works
+96%
-4%
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" ...  as described, excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Item arrived on time and works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Well made and works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Item recived ontime and was exactly as described, thanks  ...  "
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" ...  It was exactly as advertised and I received it as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked exactly as advertised.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 22
razor sharp, sharp, razor, knives, knife
+100%
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" ...  I can easily shave with it.  ...  "
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" ...  I used a leather strop afterwards and could shave hairs off my arm with no resistance.  ...  "
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" ...  Just smooth grinding and polishing.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeps it better than a straight razor.  ...  "
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" ...  Razor sharp knives now.  ...  "
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" ...  The edges are razor sharp, and are holding their own so far!  ...  "
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" ...  I did not use the enclosed attachment for the proper angle and did a good work of getting a razor-like edge, but the attachment guide does look very useful.  ...  "
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" ...  Take your time and you can get a knife sharp enough to shave 👍🏻👍🏻  ...  "
As Gift
 21
christmas, husband, bought, loved, son
+100%
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" ...  A wonderful gift item  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my son and he is very happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it as a gift and they love it along with the new knives.  ...  "
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" ...  my father in-law loves this.  ...  "
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" ...  bought as gift, and they loved it.  ...  "
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" ...  She sharpens all of the knives in our family so after Christmas ask me again.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan on getting more to gift them.  ...  "
Food Items
 15
knives, sharpened, like, use, slice
+100%
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" ...  In the beginning this worked like a charm, and I sharpened all of my kitchen knives like a charm and started going on some of my plane irons, but soon it started failing me in a number of ways.  ...  "
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" ...  I was a meat cutter at a local grocery store for many years and have to say your sharpening stone is the best I have ever used.  ...  "
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" ...  Just sharpened my cooking knives and it was so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Slice through paper like butter.  ...  "
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" ...  Sharpens knives beautifully.  ...  "
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" ...  Big enough to use on kitchen knives.  ...  "
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" ...  I actually look forward to cooking now!  ...  "
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" ...  When these arrived, I used them to sharpen two very nice Wusthof dinner knives.  ...  "
Overall performance
 14
get, done, well, gets, fast
+100%
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" ...  Works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  It did its job and did it well.  ...  "
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" ...  Did a great job !  ...  "
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" ...  Gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  this does the job  ...  "
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" ...  The wetstone is of good quality and does a good job.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't had a chance to use it much yet, but it is nicely made and looks like it will do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommended and seem like very good people to boot!  ...  "
Baking
 14
cooking, cook, chef, one, kitchen
+100%
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" ...  This is a perfect set for sharpening kitchen knives.  ...  "
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" ...  Just sharpened my cooking knives and it was so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this sharpening stone as a gift for my nephew who is a chef.  ...  "
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" ...  Anyone who is serious about cooking should own one of these.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed to sharpen my knives for hunting season and worked great for me.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a really useful kitchen essential.  ...  "
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" ...  I actually look forward to cooking now!  ...  "
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" ...  My husband loves to cook, and he has long complained about the dulling of his chef's knives, and honing sticks can't keep them sharp. ... This set is perfect for the home cook, even gourmets.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 14
stone, wet, soak, 10 minutes, uses
+64%
-36%
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" ...  You must soak it in water first and the base it nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice wet stones!  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent water stone.  ...  "
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" ...  Additionally, the wood base is coated in a solid urethane thus making it impervious to water damage.  ...  "
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" ...  Having to soak the stone in water for 10 minutes!  ...  "
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" ...  Did the whole soak for 20 min and occasionally put more water on as you're sharpening and it all came out great.  ...  "
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" ...  I have owned many wet stones this is one of the best!  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing wet stone!  ...  "
Video Playback
 13
youtube, watching, watched, ebook, stone
+100%
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" ...  After watching some YouTube videos I was able to sharpen 3 chefs knives successfully.  ...  "
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" ...  After seeing a number of tutorials/videos I decided to try it.  ...  "
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" ...  I watched the online video on how to use it.  ...  "
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" ...  After watching countless videos and reading the attached ebook I was able to get a nice sharp edge in my first try!  ...  "
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" ...  I spent hours watching youtube videos on proper grip, technique, angle, you name it -- nothing seemed to help.  ...  "
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" ...  We read all about it and watched videos before using it (highly recomended) and it works beautifully!  ...  "
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" ...  Recommend watching a YouTube tutorial or two.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this stone and watched some videos.  ...  "
Cleaning
 13
clean, edge, metal, 6000 grit, sharpened
+69%
-31%
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" ...  I bought it specially to sharpen my aquarium glass cleaners and it did the job.  ...  "
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" ...  The coarse side being white makes it easier to tell when you have enough metal particles to work the edge a little harder.  ...  "
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" ...  The freshly honed edge looks cleaner and more even when using the guide than I get without it.  ...  "
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" ...  Really nice edge on everything I've sharpened with it, from kitchen knives to wood working tools.  ...  "
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" ...  This residue is essential for the efficiency of the sharpening process.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus the 1000 and 6000 grit sides help with rough edges and then making things look nice.  ...  "
Size
 13
stone, size, knives, quality, pocket
+100%
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" ...  Just add a small rubber mat inside the bamboo crevice.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight of the stone is substantial as is the quality and the material of the stone.  ...  "
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" ...  This stone is great I can sharpen my large kitchen knives and my pocket knifes.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product the little stand comes in handy.  ...  "
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" ...  Best stone in the world, I travel a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  I was actually looking for a smaller stone that I could carry and would be light weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality and handy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how it came with a guide and it’s pretty small so it’s portable.  ...  "
User Manual
 11
clear, manual, sure, stone, pdf
+91%
-9%
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" ...  the instructions are very clear and the result is fantastic  ...  "
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" ...  The manual is straight forward and easy to understand.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for a great product and clear instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions are clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use with a little practice and PDF instruction manual.  ...  "
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" ...  Includes a decent instruction manual.  ...  "
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" ...  Just follow the included manual.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a nice how to manual as well.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 11
last, working, weeks, used, time
+82%
-18%
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" ...  This works great, I havent had a good sharpening stone for years.  ...  "
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" ...  The old knives I've used the stone on are working great now.  ...  "
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" ...  Brought several of my knives back to life in no time at all.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate a product that will last for years.  ...  "
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" ...  I still have my first one, so I’m sure this one will last a long time  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful, reliable company!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Used it within 10 minutes of receiving it.  ...  "
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" ...  With care they will last for decades.  ...  "
Water Usage
 10
stone, works, soak, uses, oil
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I like that this product works well with water instead of oil.  ...  "
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" ...  You must soak it in water first and the base it nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent water stone.  ...  "
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" ...  Having to soak the stone in water for 10 minutes!  ...  "
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" ...  I am very happy with this combination of 1000/6000 water whetstones.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and I like that it uses water instead of oil.  ...  "
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" ...  Water works great!  ...  "
Storage
 9
pocket, knives, keep, drawer, used
+89%
-11%
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" ...  But after a little practice, the stone worked really well, and my biggest problem has been that we keep the knives in a crowded drawer, and if I'm not careful, I end up cutting my hand by accident.  ...  "
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" ...  I used these on my mid-level kitchen knives and some pocket knives.  ...  "
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" ...  I keep it in the box it was shipped in, which is sturdy and compact and fits I a drawer.  ...  "
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" ...  I used a plastic take out container that seemed to fit the stone perfectly for soaking.  ...  "
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" ...  The dual sided design takes up less space than having 2 stones out and the Bamboo base has a nice rubberized grip on the bottom to help keep it from sliding around.  ...  "
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" ...  Sharpens my case pocket and my kitchen knives just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Big enough to use on kitchen knives.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect size and grit for sharpening my kitchen knives.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
make, loved, kid, uses, stone
+100%
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" ...  My son in law loved his!  ...  "
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" ...  Loved it I feel like a kid with a new toy.  ...  "
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" ...  Husband loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  Although I have not used it yet, my granddaughter will be here for Christmas and she thinks it looks awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Great stone for any beginner who needs to sharpen.  ...  "
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" ...  my father in-law loves this.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband loves it.  ...  "
Packing
 6
stone, quality, perfect, packing, well
+100%
comment
" ...  The stone looks of very good quality including the packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  It all was in perfect condition due to the packing.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality stone, nice packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Packing was perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks good and it was packaged very well.  ...  "
Drying
 6
stone, soak, sharpening, let, couple
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  After a couple rounds of sharpening, I rinsed the stone, pat dried it, then put it away.  ...  "
For Travel
 5
used, use, stone, knives, irons
+100%
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" ...  I use it as well for plane blades and it I does very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Best stone in the world, I travel a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  THANK YOU FOR THE INSTRUCTIONS, I’ve used it for my chisels and several hand planes .  ...  "
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" ...  I've only had the opportunity to use it once but it did a great job on my plane irons.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for knives, chisels, and plane blades.  ...  "
For Fun
 5
use
+100%
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" ...  It’s fun to use and my knifes are staying sharp longer than before.  ...  "
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" ...  Lastly, I find it rather fun sharpening my knives.  ...  "
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" ...  Have fun doing this 20-30 times in a row.  ...  "
Bass
 5
stone, pretty, base is nice, bamboo
+100%
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" ...  I like the bamboo base.  ...  "
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" ...  High quality wooden base.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this stone, and the bamboo base.  ...  "
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" ...  Base is pretty, and has decent stick to it, but once it gets wet, you might have to up how careful you are.  ...  "
Returns
 5
returning, promptly
+40%
-60%
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" ...  I wish I could return this but it's been too long.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning and will try product one more time .  ...  "
Features
 4
+100%
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" ...  Especially like the base very nice feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Good tool, each side has its own features  ...  "
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" ...  Way better than any automatic sharpeners.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price with all these little features.  ...  "
ISP
 4
stone, must
+100%
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" ...  You are golden.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this in conjunction with a strop.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 4
easy to use, easy to store, works great, sharpened, knives
+100%
comment
" ...  Pros: works great, easy to store, easy to clean  ...  "
Capacity
 3
use, sharpened, one, looks, knives
+100%
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" ...  it also looks great in your kitchen 😊  ...  "
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" ...  The 1000/6000 seems to be the right two grades for my non-professional needs in my home kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Big enough to use on kitchen knives.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
angle
+67%
-33%
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" ...  You can usually tell you have the angle right by the sound it makes: too quiet and your angle is too large.  ...  "
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" ...  the motion and sound are very therapeutic!  ...  "
Freebies
 3
link, book
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Just a link to an online book.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
packaged, sharpener, product, intact
+100%
comment
" ...  This arrived quickly and was packaged nicely to prevent any damage.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived in excellent condition, no chips or defects whatsoever.  ...  "
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" ...  Sharpener was packaged nicely and arrived intact.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
knives, super, edges
+100%
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" ...  Right out of the box I was putting super-sharp edges on my knives - and even my open razor.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to hone and refine nice sharp edges on my knives.  ...  "
Clarity
 3
instructions
+100%
comment
" ...  The dir3ctioms are clear and concise.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions are clear.  ...  "
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" ...  The product presents well, does the job, and the instructions are clear.  ...  "

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