...But not for about 1000 years. IMG_20180912_095218 by SaladApe posted Sep 12, 2018 at 10:01 AM This is a probably 11th Century hone I picked up the other day on our local moors in southwest England. It's made of a fine-grained stone and I think would originally have looked like this - https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/86147 - although the perforated end snapped off and that's probably why its Saxon owner lost it. Next to my Hattori HD 100mm parer for scale: IMG_20180912_095055 by SaladApe posted Sep 12, 2018 at 10:01 AM IMG_20180912_095306 by SaladApe posted Sep 12, 2018 at 10:01 AM I found it next to an ancient ford. It's always a strange feeling to hold something that hasn't been in another human hand for perhaps a millenium.