SharpEdge "BASIC" Sharpening Set [1000/6000]
SharpEdge "Basic" sharpening set [#1000/6000] has all the essentials needed to keep your knives (Japanese or not) in good shape. This set is suitable for anyone who is starting to learn sharpening technique on a sharpening stone, or for those in need of a good sharpening set without breaking the bank.
☝️ The only difference between this set and our "Basic" [#1000/3000] set is in the granulation of the finer stone. This set includes a finer #6000 grit stone, which works better with Japanese knives made from high-carbon steels. High-carbon steel has a more homogenous microstructure, so it can be sharpened with finer stones, even if you are a beginner. If you own mainly stainless steel knives, we recommend rather taking the "Basic" [#1000/3000] set - the most commonly used grit combination for knife sharpening.
We start our sharpening process on the #1000 grit stone, which is used for general sharpening. Don't forget to attach the Guide clip on the blade, so it will keep the same angle (approx at 16°) during sharpening. Once we achieve a good burr across the whole length of the blade, we proceed to the #6000 grit stone and repeat the process. Once we get a burr on the finer stone, we finalize our sharpening process with the Leather strop, which will remove any remnants of the burr and give us the desired smooth, fine sharpness.
Home Basic [#1000/6000] set includes the following items:
Knife Sharpening Guide
If you are new to knife sharpening, then don't skip on our Beginner's Guide to Knife Sharpening. We cover all the basics and teach you how to properly sharpen a kitchen knife.
Yesterday I cooked a Chinese meal for a couple of friends: a main mie dish and verious side dishes. Preparing all the vegetables and meat with this Santoku was a joy: effiortless and precise cutting. Probably this inspired me to be as precise in the cooking itself, because we all agreed that it was the best version of this recipe I ever made.
This is the second knife I purchased from SharpEdges. The first one - a Yoshida kiritsuke 135 mm black HAP-40 is also very good. I like the (almost) minimalistic simple but (almost) perfect finish of these Yoshida blades and handle.
All in all I regret that I did not discover your shop earlier. I already have a nice collection of other Japanese knives with different steels and shapes. No need on the short term for replacements or filling some gap. But who knows?
Delivery by DHL Express from Ljubljana to the Netherlands is okay but not perfect. Oh well. Who cares?
Thanks guys for the good service, the European sense of humour and the - especially that - great products.
Well received and everything in great condition, great knife bag and the blade covers fits perfectly... Thanks
Ciao, ho acquistato questo coltello per tagliare la pasta che faccio in casa. Premetto che sono mancino per cui gran parte dei coltelli giapponesi faccio fatica a trovarli. Il coltello è piacevole ma non propriamente da mancini. Un saluto
Very special handle,nice!
I just received my Yoshida Hamono ZDP189 santoku and I am over the moon with it. It was a hefty purchase, but well worth it. I’m currently restoring my knife collection since my previous one was stolen. This is a wonderful addition to my new collection.
Nice wrapped and really safe, amazing knife as a Santoku I had bought and really comfortable to use for whole day prep in the professional kitchen.
I purchased a knife from this website, unfortunately the knife was not of my liking, they provided a return label for me, then Fedex lost the package and it was a mess, lots of calls and emails but sharpedgeshop was always professional and gave me a full refund, they always responded to my emails quick and were very professional.
During the Purchasing process and a year later when I wanted to have something repaired, the service has been outstanding. Prompt responses and working with me to find the right solution.
Beautiful blade and handle. Thanks Sharp Edge!
Will be buying from here again due to the fact that the customer service made me feel like no matter what I'd have everything I needed and be getting my money's worth. They care about your experience and also have brilliant products
Knife was bought as a gift and the receiver loves it. They were responsive when emailed a question and the knife arrived fairly quickly.
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I ordered a knife for a friend with custom engraving and the customer support went above and beyond to help make sure I received the product I asked for. They were quick, friendly, and considerate, and shipped the knife extremely quickly. When a part of the Saya was damaged during delivery I received a replacement (several just in case) the next day!
The knife itself looks great, is nice and sharp, and is exactly what I had hoped to order. Will definitely order again for myself.
I'm really satisfied with the quality of the knife. A great product. And the customer service was great. I have a very small thing to share and it’s not a complaint at all. The knife was a gift and overall the packing is okay. But the knife box was a little bit low quality and i hope that would be okay with lots of customers and if there is an option to buy a little bit higher quality box, it would be very nice. Thank you.
Prompt and reliable team at “Sharp Edge”. I received my item promptly and was well packaged. I had a query about the handle before I purchased this knife. The team at Sharp Edge actually went to the trouble of doing a test and gave me an answer in four days.(I asked them about the suitability of composite handles for sanitising in hot water). All Is good!