The history of Wästilä Whetstone goes back for centuries and the stone itself is said to have been made by the Finnish god Ukko Ylijumala. The Wästilä Stonemen are responsible for quarrying and design using the skills inherited from their forefathers. The stone has been blasted from rock and cut into slates for centuries by hand using a hammer and wedge.
Wet your stone with water and grind parallel to the angle of the knife edge and you will see how cleverly nature has built this sharpening stone. The The traditional way to sharpen. Centuries of history.
11.8" x 1.18"
Fits in the hand well. Excellent length for larger knives.