Guangxi Whetstones are used for finish sharpening on Hapstone and KME sharpeners. Estimated grit for Guangxi is 8000-12000 JIS.
Guangxi is mined in the Guangxi region in China. Guangxi is very fine natural slate.
Guangxi stones should be used with water. All that is required is to wet the Guangxi surface. There is no need to immerse the stone.
Only one side of the stone is lapped. Opposide side is marked by slate pencil - don't use it.
Guangxi stones don't have any minor defects.
Guangxi stone does not require any preparations. It is preliminary lapped to ultra-fine grit.
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