Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on March 7, 2014. After using the stone I quickly realized that this stone is meant for touching up your blade at the first signs of becoming dull. But it's so easy to bring it back to stupid sharp again. Note: This stone will be thinner than your knife handle so you have to put it on something to raise it up to compensate. ( Log Out /  For the most dedicated owners, natural stones provide an unparalleled finish—and the Masuta Natural “Ocean Blue” Sharpening Stone is the best of the best. But for utility knives it does a fine job. This sharpening stone will put a beautifully … It is too small for a large knife or a knife needing a lot of re-sharpening but, could certainly be used for that in a pinch. Too bad the one I got from the seller in … The Opinel children's knife comprises a blade with a rounded end, offeringing greater safety for the young. The seller was from France though shipping ended up … Verified Purchase. Dan here, with another sharpening stone review for you all: fat fingers and lack of finesse for my troubles and decided to try learning to love the stone, Reviewed in the United States on February 27, 2018. It does a pretty good job and a few strokes is all that’s needed to bring a knife back. I like your sharpener comparison a lot . Specs. When I was looking to buy this sharpening stone, Amazon was out of stock, so I bought it off of eBay. For over 100 years, they’ve been able to output decent knives for a decent price. 220 Grit Silicon Carbide Grain on glas 2. Children will discover the joys of cooking with the Opinel Le Petit Chef box, a special box for little gourmets and apprentice chefs alike. To my surprise, they did. It comes at a higher price point than synthetic stones because it’s quarried from a now-closed underwater mine off the coast of mainland Japan. I’m a pretty big fan of Opinel. Store it safely so it doesn't crack. It will definitely get stupid sharp and hold it for a while with heavy use. Thanks. Comically small, but it works well even on my chefs knife. ( Log Out /  For a multipurpose knife, I don't want razor sharp, because I might be eating off the thing. Ideal for trimming wood, building a shelter, exploring nature, making toast or just going on an adventure. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Reviewed in the United States on July 22, 2016. Small but effective even on my biggest knife, Reviewed in the United States on April 18, 2017. Reviewed in the United States on July 29, 2015. sold under OPINEL brand. Reviewed in the United States on March 3, 2018. After using the stone I quickly realized that this stone is meant for touching up your blade at the first signs of becoming dull. Good for people who travel with pocket knives. […] Opinel Sharpening Stone Review Platinum Century 3776 EF Review […], […] When I  split the 4×4, the hatchet impacted a small pebble in the ground, giving the edge its first battle scar. I also used this dry and don't feel it needs to be wet to use. Great natural stone, I love it like my novaculite Arkansas stone, shoot I just like natural stones buy with confidence. This sharpening stone will put a beautifully … After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Works great. That is a trade-off compared to it's small size and weight. Dimensions: 4″ x 15/16 x 3/16 Today, we’re reviewing the Opinel Sharpening Stone. This is a lovely natural sharpening stone, not as good as a natural Arkansas or the natural Japanesse stones, but has a pretty good quality, perhaps int the 800 to a 1000 grit range. Change ), This week in Review 2.6.2016 – Frozen Pocket, Cergol Tool & Forgeworks Hatchet Review – Frozen Pocket, Pure Blue Japan x Blue Owl Workshop PBO-001: The Beginning, First year: Momotaro 0305TN 10th Anniversary Selvedge Denim. Reviewed in the United States on September 6, 2018. So, it goes without question that when I was looking for a budget sharpening stone, I checked if Opinel made any. I usually use water although mineral oil worked all right as well.