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WTS Hefty Price Drops: A few more excellent jnats and a coticule

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Shohonyama Iromono SOLD
A softer polishing stone that has a lot of color and a vintage shohonyama stamp. It’s a little hard to see in the photos but there is a nice purple blush on the surface and sides. Kasumi finishes take on good contrast and edges have great working bite to them.
204x75x32
$475 plus shipping
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Suita Renge SOLD
Medium hard suita with a lot of beautiful renge. Fast and gives a nice polish, or an edge with refined bite. Has a very small start of a crack on one end of the stone, but I cannot feel it under the blade at all. Every stone should be sealed, this is no exception.
209x75x25-27
$450 plus shipping
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Kiita Koppa extra wide
An extra wide barber hone that is hard and fine. It is an excellent razor finisher that recently gave me HHT4 with ease.
134 x 94 x 18-19
$300 $195
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Suminagashi Suita/Uchi
This rare treat is a double sided piece of suminagashi suita and uchigumori. The suita side is softer, fast, and an amazing polisher in its own right. The uchigumori side is of the harder variety and a little more difficult to use, and is domed which means it was likely used in the sword polishing manner. I have never seen another stone that offers both suita and uchi like this, a collector’s piece.
197 x 69-70 x 25-30
$425 $295 plus shipping
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Suminagashi Suita
Full size and thick workhorse suita. I used this in my main lineup of jnats for sharpening and polishing my Japanese knives and woodworking tools. It is fast, hard-ish, and fine. Once in a while if you use too much pressure it releases a particle that could scratch your jigane, but this stone is easy to figure out. I placed it on a plastic piece because it is attached to a wooden base that has four tiny nails sticking out a millimeter or two from the bottom - this is to keep it from moving around on a workbench. You could probably just hammer them back into the base if you don’t want them marring your work area.
The stone itself is 205 x 76-77 x 28-31
$425 $295 plus shipping
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Kiita Karasu
An exceptional example of a hard kiita karasu. Beautiful yellow color with red blushing on the top and sides. The bottom is jet black with white, orange, and pink hues in the namazu. Truly a collector’s piece.
200x70x20-23
$450 $295 plus shipping
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Nakayama Asagi Namazu SOLD
Perfectly shaped hard Nakayama finisher that can also give a high polish with proper pressure management. This was primarily a razor finisher and a base stone for nagura progressions, but I have used it to polish knives and woodworking tools with great success. This piece seems to be the perfect mix of hard, fine, and easy of use. I haven’t found any of the namazu to be toxic, and the backside has a beautiful even coat of kawa. Greener than what you see in the pictures.
204 x 75 x 17-20
$500
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Softer Karasu SOLD
Karasu are usually quite hard, but this one is uncommonly soft and suitable for polishing. While black and grey, it also has a touch of red on the working face. A line was dug by a previous owner at some point in time, I don't know the whole story there, but I haven't encountered any issues with the stone.
180x59x18 max
$150 plus shipping
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A couple tomo nagura from the Aiiwatani mine, and the one on the bottom is an Ozuku nagura from Watanabe. All are hard and fine. Sizable pieces, do not have the weights though.
$40 each plus shipping
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Vintage Coticule
Glued combo coticule that is hard and fine. Moderately priced for its size, this is a great way to dip your toes into the coticule world.
205x47x17, coti layer is 2.5-6mm thick
$165 $95 plus shipping
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Antique Ao Suita Namazu SOLD
A really old piece with hand sawn sides. This is a soft polisher that is likely a Nishimono, and has large splotches of namazu in the Maruoyama fashion. Recently reevaluated.
$450 plus shipping
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Y’all I’ve tested that shohonyama quite extensively, and were it not for another stone I fell in love with, I’d have taken it home with me it’s FIREEEEEEEE🥵🥵 the nakayama is an absolute winner as well, despite its size—heirloom level finishes easily achievable!

Give this man your money!
 
Suminagashi Suita
Full size and thick workhorse suita. I used this in my main lineup of jnats for sharpening and polishing my Japanese knives and woodworking tools. It is fast, hard-ish, and fine. Once in a while if you use too much pressure it releases a particle that could scratch your jigane, but this stone is easy to figure out. I placed it on a plastic piece because it is attached to a wooden base that has four tiny nails sticking out a millimeter or two from the bottom - this is to keep it from moving around on a workbench. You could probably just hammer them back into the base if you don’t want them marring your work area.
The stone itself is 205 x 76-77 x 28-31
$470 plus shipping
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Kiita Karasu
An exceptional example of a hard kiita karasu. Beautiful yellow color with red blushing on the top and sides. The bottom is jet black with white, orange, and pink hues in the namazu. Truly a collector’s piece.
200x70x20-23
$450 plus shipping
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Nakayama Asagi Namazu SOLD

Still available:
Kiita koppa extra wide
Suminagashi Suita/Uchi
Kiita Karasu
Suminagashi Suita
Vintage Coticule
The asagi nagura and many more nagura of all kinds if anyone is interested
 
PRICE DROPS:
Kiita Koppa Extra Wide $260
Suminagashi Suita/Uchi $390
Kiita Karasu $400
Suminagashi Suita $425
Vintage Coticule $135
and of course I have a ton of nagura if anyone is interested in a more traditional way of making a slurry.

Priced to sell, make me an offer.
 
Hefty Price Drops for the next week! These need to GO, make me an offer people.

Kiita Koppa Extra Wide - $195 plus shipping
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Suminagashi Suita/Uchigumori - $295 plus shipping
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Suminagashi Suita - $295 plus shipping (this one gets better every time I flatten it)
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Kiita Karasu - $295 plus shipping
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Vintage Coticule - $95 plus shipping
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Kiita Karasu SOLD

Last day to get the kiita koppa extra wide at $195!
 
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