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    Thanks Aaron. Its kinda like that. When i get the time i close the door to my room and dig in. Not sure how many hours i spent that day but a few were eBay buys and needed a start from scratch. A fun time for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScoutHikerDad View Post
    So when in doubt, just get 'am all out, right Jerry? Kind of what I do. Throw a huge towel over one end of a table, put my honing pond in the middle and surrounded by stones and accessories. Of course that green brick is the most important one; everything else is just smoothing out a well-executed bevel. Looks like a great session.
    Yes a bevel setter is quite nice. (green brick) but for those starting out with learning to hone there's nothing wrong with say a 'King 1K' they aren't very expensive and do a good job.

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    I've also had a King 800, 1K and a 1200K and all have worked well. I've given all of them away to guys here that wanted to learn to hone. My Naniwa 1K does cut faster but if I were to drop it and have it shatter and didn't have the funds to replace it, I'd buy another King water stone--
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    Thats why I have 2 of the green bricks. But hey, a hone with my name on it... Maybe i should buy one of those Kings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gasman View Post
    Thats why I have 2 of the green bricks. But hey, a hone with my name on it... Maybe i should buy one of those Kings.
    You could build a nice hardwood display and have it under glass------
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    The bevel at the heel is very small, probably due to the tapered grind at the spine, (red circle) and someone has been riding on the tang when trying to hone the heel, (blue arrow). Both of which will keep the heel and half of the edge off the stone.

    Check the other side if the same pattern exists, then it is the spine keeping the heel off the stone. If you have a wide bevel at the heel on the back side, the razor is warped and a heel forward rolling X is needed to hone the heel, possibly with a bit of pressure.

    If it is the spine, reshaping the heel, (green circle) so that the straight part of the edge ends where the spine taper begins will allow the heel to easily be honed.

    Heel issues are a common problem, that are easily remedied, with just a few strokes on a diamond plate. I correct probably half of the razors I get in for honing, most are just a small amount of maintenance reshaping but do make honing easier and I believe look better.


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    Will send you some pics when I'm back in town. Been using 2 layers of laptop when I hone it. Didnt shave test it yet got lazy, heel does pop hairs decently but just not like the rest of the blade.

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    Lightbulb Exploring the world of Jnats...

    Starting to learn honing using Japanese naturals and doing so in style. Refreshing my Manaslu 300 and welcoming its Diamond Hayashi cousin, Mr. 8000, using a komo / tomo (DN) finish. Those pewter-purple scales are stunning, but the blades are practically identical apart from different levels of sex appeal.

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    Both edges performed closely to my SG20k reference (as well as my memory of the 300 when it arrived w/ a nakayama asagi finish) but not quite there. Need to focus on the final finish diluting the tomo slurry to clear water. Learning is half the run, er fun!
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    Mizukihara Tenjyo Suita and a 6/8 Kenwa kamisori.

    Have honed a few razors on this stone but still trying to unlock it's true potential. It is hard and fast with a wonderful fuzzy feeling to the draw of the stone. Hardness is 4.5 out of 5. So far every edge from this stone is super smooth but slightly less keen than what I have been getting from my dedicated finisher.

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    This new to me Eiko had a trip to the ozuku with the nagura progression.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Straightandproud View Post
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    Mizukihara Tenjyo Suita and a 6/8 Kenwa kamisori.
    I honed up a NOS Kenwa a few weeks back, finishing on the SG20k, and what a fantastic edge this kamisori folder took. In the interest of furthering my Jnat honing skills, I plan on re-finishing the Kenwa soon.

    Odd how I go years without seeing a one reference to this (yet another fine) Japanese maker only to find myself an owner and you posting one in an HOTD. Sure hope I bump into yet another down the road.

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