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    A Bunch of J-nats

    I have been collecting and using natural sharpening stones for the better part of 4 years. In that time I have amassed enough stones to last a family of blade smiths a lifetime. Some of these have not even seen the light of day in over a year, so I have decided to begin liquidating. I will begin small at first, so check back often, as I want to eventually liquidate about 60% of my current stones. Keep in Mind that I am NOT a photographer, so my photos suck. On top of that, I just noticed that most of them have quite a lot of noise, so are overly grainy.

    All asking prices do not include shipping or paypal fees (which I am willing to split). If you do a bank transfer then I will cover the shipping.

    To begin:

    Here is a full set of J-nat Edge pro stones ($375). The entire set cost me approximately $750.00 (Mostly Due to the High Quality Finishing stones). I am also willing to break up the set if anyone is interested in a single stone.

    Stone List is as Follows from Most coarse to most fine (From Left to Right):

    1 Kayushu Ohmura: Approximately 300grit speed-finishes in the 500grit range.

    1 Amakusa Red: Approximately 800 grit speed-finishes in the 1k range

    2 Igarashi- Approximately 1k speed and 1-2k finish

    1.25 Aoto- There are 3 of these, 2 unused and 1 slightly used- All approximately 3k

    2 Belgian Blue (This one has a small cut at one end but does not affect sharpening)

    1 Tsushima Nagura: Approximately 5-7K finish

    1 Hideriyama Namito (There are 2 of these and are extra thick)-Excellent 10K Finish

    2 Hideriyama Renge Suita: Finishes 8-10K

    2 Nakayama Kiita to Light Asagi- 10-15K Finish with an exceptional edge

    1.5 Ozuku Asagi (Traveler Stones bought from Maxim): 1 of these is unmounted the other is mounted to an edge pro blank- Spectacular 15-20K finish




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    Both of these were bought from Mark at ****:

    Ozuku Pure Asagi (8x3x1.25) ($250.00): This is a hard stone (Lv 4)- can be a bit scratchy on knives, but if used correctly provides a good finish- Final finisher for knives and pre-polisher for straight razors. Stone is already sealed and lapped.





    Ozuku (8x3x1.25) ($230.00): This is a hard stone (Lv 4)- can be a bit scratchy on knives, but if used correctly provides a good finish- Final finisher for knives and pre-polisher for straight razors. Stone is already sealed and lapped.




    Next:
    Stone From Dr. Naka:

    Large Aizu (8.25x3x2.5)($350): This is a very rare stone that I really hate to sell, but as of right now it is just taking up space. It has a finish between 1.5-2.5K and is also exceptionally fast. Stone is sealed and lapped. Reviews of similar stones can be found on Maxims web site, Dr. Nakas website, and from Darkhoek creative culinarian.





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    Stones bought from Maxim at JNS:


    Small Binsui (7.75x2.51.5) ($75)- This stone is exceptional, with rare and sought after green clouds. These increase the speed of the stone without detracting from the fineness. Approximately 1-2k stone and very fast for its grit range.
    Note: the black ring around the top is actually Sharpie marker!!! Not Inclusion or Skin. This can be removed at purchasers request. As can all writing.





    Ohira Lv4 (8.25x3x1.25) ($290): This is a great final finisher for knives, bringing out a deep contrast between jigane and hagane. It also makes a perfect pre-polisher for straight razors. It has no inclusions, is lapped sealed and ready to go.





    Shoubudani Pure dark Asagi-Type 100 (LV5 in hardness) (6.5x 2.25x .85) ($90): I know this is a kitchen knife forum, but a few of us are also straight razor shavers. This is an exceptional quality Shoubudani pure asagi with absolutely no inclusions. This is a final finisher for straight razors and is not suitable for use on knives. This provides my straights a better edge than even my 30k shapton or my Escher. Stone is not sealed, but is lapped and prepped for work with a glass smooth finished surface.


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    Small Binsui Sold, Pending Payment. Thank you
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    Someone should grab that Aizu, those are superb stones and not available anymore , price is just unbeatable .

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    Oh mamma mia that aizu is sweet. I used it at Maksims class in Danmark and it felt soooo good, so much better stone than Binsui.
    If I can just sell something else quickly....

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    I'll take the Aizu if it is still available.

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    Shoubudani Pure Asagi- Type 100 is sold pending payment. Thanks. Chris
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    I'm going to drop the price on the Ozuku Pure Asagi From $250 to $230 plus paypal fees and shipping. And drop the other Ozuku From $230 to $210 plus paypal fees and shipping.
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    Ohira is sold Pending payment. Thanks. Chris
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    Aizu is sold pending Payment. Thanks so much. Chris
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    Edge Pro Mounted Ozuku is Sold pending Payment. Thanks. Chris.

    Remaining edge pro set includes unmounted ozuku. New price: $325 for entire remaining set.
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