Wazakura #240 Sharpening Oilstone for Blades
Dimension: 8.0 x 1.0 x 0.3 inch (205 x 25 x 8 mm)
Weight: 3.06 oz (87g)
Material: Aluminium oxide (corundum) Oilstone
Made in Japan
【Grit Size】#240 (medium)
Great for bonsai / garden scissors, branch cutters, gardening hedge shears, etc.
Can be used for stainless steel scissors
【Easy to Handle】
Good size to handle
Easily maintain the edge on your tools
Allow to keep most of your tools sharp over a long time
【How to Use】
(1) Apply oil (mineral-based or petroleum-based) to the whetstone.
(2) Apply the whetstone flat against the beveled surface of the blade with an angle between 25 and 30 degrees.
(3) Slowly slide the whetstone. Use just the weight of the whetstone. Pressing too strongly may influence the angle of the blade.
【Video: Bonsai Tool Maintenance】
How do you clean your bonsai tools? Is there a correct way to sharpen them? Or any advice on how to generally proper take care of your bonsai tool kit?
If those questions have ever crossed your mind, you will enjoy this video, in which Wazakura Japan's resident bonsai artist Yusuke Ogawa explains and show the proper way to maintain and take care of your bonsai tools collection.