One general remark. In a home environment (i.e. taking care of knives in one household) a low grit stone will last 2+ years, medium grit 4+ years and
JCK stones were my first ones. The main issue with them is they're not as well reviewed as some of the usual suspects around here (Gesshin, JNS, Bester,
Naniwa Chosera has very good reputation AFAIK. These stones should not be soaked or stored in water - strictly splash & go. Nannie super stones are
Will, I love the amount of detail you put into your WIP threads. You really are a master of your craft. Looking forward to seeing how these come out.
Thanks very much I hope I'm worthy of such high praise, I certainly do my best and have really thought about the performance of these knives in the designs,