Which water stone should I choose? | FINE TOOLS
For rough sharpening – to remove chips along the edge or to restore an unusually dull blade – you will need stones from 120 to 400 grit. We recommend stones from 120 and 240 grit in this case. For normal sharpening, stones from 700 to 2000 grit are used. We recommend stones from 700 to 1200 grit.