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david weaver
Not sure what to think about the domestic shapton stuff. The glassstones are very good stones from the standpoint of if you rub something on them, they get sharp. I can't get on with the bonded diamond flattening thing, nor can I settle with the fact that you get 5mm of abrasive (common abrasive, there's nothing groundbreaking about any of it in any of the stones - they all oversell what they're really making - american hone made a far better-feeling hone a hundred years ago than any of them make today) and the 5mm comes for a princely sum.

I've thought about maybe making an epoxy-based or shellac based hone with white alundum, but it's a complete waste of time to do something like that.

I've gone whole hog in the naturals and have been buying stuff off of japanese proxy sites (buyee for those who'd like to try). I need to dump a lot before I continue, because I've got a little problem with the infills now, too.

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