Tam O'Shanter Whetstone 6" x 1"



Abrasive Tam O'Shanter natural whetstone
Available Grits 📊 Grit Chart Estimated
8000 JIS UF
Country of Origin UK
Extra Material Mounted on aluminum blank
Form Factor Edge Pro
glgc 8k
Lubricant Water
Thickness of Abrasive 5-6 mm
Total Thickness 9 mm
Working Surface 152 x 25 mm (6" x 1")



Tam O'Shanter sharpening stones are used for fine sharpening knives on Hapstone and Edge Pro sharpeners. Estimated grit for the stone is 6000-8000 JIS. Tam O'Shanter stones are mounted on high quality aluminum blanks.

Tam O'Shanter Whetstone was mined in Dalmore region, Scotland, in United Kingdom.

Tam O'Shanter is recommended to use as finish or micro-bevelling with hard steels sensitive to micro-chipping.


  • Product size: 160 x 25 x 9 mm (6" x 1" x ⅓")
  • Working surface: 152 x 25 x 6 mm (6" x 1" x ¼")
  • Weight: 100 g (3.5 oz)
  • Extra materials: Aluminum Blank, 3M PSA

How to use

Tam O'Shanter Whetstones should be used with water. All that is required is to wet the Tam O'Shanter surface. There is no need to immerse the stone. During the sharpening, slurry is released from the surface.

Tam O'Shanter stones may have slight natural imperfections. Tam O'Shanter stones always have a color pattern; this is not a defect.

Tam O'Shanter stone does not require any preparations.