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    Whittling away at stones

    Making a dedicated push to narrow my collection down to under ten stones. I compiled a few stones from an old sales thread with some new ones. Looking to move these quickly, so I will consider offers, trades, and also discounts for multiple stones (or the Prendergast gyuto I have listed in BST). As usual, shipping is free CONUS, international paid by buyer unless otherwise agreed. More stones will follow when I have time to catalogue them properly, feel free to reach out in the meantime if there is something you are looking for.



    Narutaki Suita- 210-x75x35- $500- Got this from Otto. Beautiful suita, with a nice full kawa skin on the back. A very fine stone, with excellent performance using both clear water and slurry.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZZ...pGi0EVpuChdnaY



    Nakayama/Ozuku Asagi- 211x75x40- $540-Not sure the exact mine this stone is from, but it reminds me massively of my nakayama hatahoshi. Very fine, hard and dense, but not grabby. Great edges, especially for single bevels, and is flexible enough that it can range from double-bevel knife finishing to tools and razors.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=13s...m1Ef-IbvYluzL_



    Nakayama Kiita- 205x75x30 - $525- A full size kiita, very hard to find these days. Cuts quickly, black swarf forming in just a few strokes. Leaves a great highly refined edge and polishes in the semi-mirror to mirror range. It has a three star stamp on one end, though I have no idea what it means.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1d7...2YkGaUBeyhwkKR



    Suita-205x70x28?- $430- Maybe ohira, maybe shobudani. Somewhat hard and very fine, this suite is yummily smooth and pleasant in use, not at all glassy or grabby like some harder stones can be. I used this as a final finisher and light-saber edges followed. Polishing takes some time, as you might expect, but leave a very nice mirror. I received it set into the dai base rather than resting on top so I cant tell you exactly how thick it really is, but its thicker than the minimum 28mm.


    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1h1...puWVcO_hUo1STr



    Hideriyama Suita- 206x80x30- $520-Beautiful white stone marked by bright pink renge. A bit coarser than say, an ohira suita, its very soft and muddy. Excellent for kasumi and toothier edges.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1J4...fMvJ7R_8zKpR2N



    Narutaki Iromono tomae- 210x80x30- $400- Crazy colored iromono, this is an ideal stone that creates just the right amount of mud in my opinion. Kasumi finishes for days with this one and just a great all-around knife stone.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Ul...C48tJXpCp2Js6e



    Ohira Suita,- 206x79x55, $700- Big stone, a classic ohira. This stone will last a lifetime or two and weighs over 2kg.

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cs...svrApIXDVQ5YNT


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    Just want to say that I love that big Ohira you have. Beautiful chunk of fun!!!
    Good luck with sale.
    'cheers

    Long live Carbon!!

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    I did for a brief hubristic moment think my old Suita was the best stone in the lineup but these are also killer. Lovely stuff mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badgertooth View Post
    I did for a brief hubristic moment think my old Suita was the best stone in the lineup but these are also killer. Lovely stuff mate
    That narutaki suita is killer, Otto. Hard to say best overall, but certainly unique to my mind. Might go into the pile of regrets...

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    Narutaki Suita SPF
    Suita #4 ON HOLD

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    Narutaki suita SOLD
    Nakayama kiita SPF


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