Keeping your new straight razor sharp is critical to ensuring you will get the closest shave for the life of your blade, and a good quality honing stone is key to sharpening your razor.
While stropping the razor will keep the razor's edge aligned and keep its edge on a day to day basis, in the long term a honing stone is what will keep the razor sharp. Use this to hone your razors edge on a regular basis.
This #8000 grit honing stone is perfect for any razor owner from beginner to expert.
The stone is made up of a 5mm glass backing fused to a 5mm ceramic stone which guarantees a perfect flat surface.
Number 1 most frequently asked question - which side do I use? You run your razor across the white ceramic side without any writing on it.
If you are looking at bringing a blunt razor back from the dead then consider using this in conjunction with a #4000 grit honing stone.