Shapton Glass sharpening stones are used for sharpening knives on Hapstone and Edge Pro knife sharpeners. Shapton Glass is a high-end series from Shapton. Shapton Glass stones are made of aluminum oxide. All Shapton Glass stones are 6 mm thick and are mounted on high quality aluminum blanks.
Shapton Glass series stones are universal, and can be used to sharpen knives of any steel.
Shapton Glass stones should be used with one of these lubricant:
Shapton Glass stones do not have any minor defects.
Shapton Glass stones do not require any preparations. It's preliminary lapped.
Yes, Shapton Glass stones are custom made by Jende. We perform extra flattening and lapping, and mount the stones to different blanks.
The first thing you should consider when combining stones from different brands is grit scale. Gritomatic and Boride use FEPA-F, while Shapton Glass uses a different scale. Shapton Glass 4000 is approximately equal to F 1200. That means that Shapton Glass 2000 will be a step down from FEPA 1200. You should consider Shapton Glass 8000 instead.
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Courtesy of Mr. Wizard. Please read chart explanation in README.