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Orsa Whetstone Knife Sharpener

£38.95

Orsa Whetstone Knife Sharpener

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£38.95

100% natural knife sharpener handmade from Swedish Orsa sandstone

This Orsa Whetstone is a beautiful, hand crafted knife sharpener made of solid Swedish sandstone. A sustainable and zero-waste product of nature. Use the whetstone to sharpen your knives and keep them in prime condition – all without plastic.

This sandstone originates from Dalarna in central Sweden. The stone is 360 million years old and consists of silicon-bonded quartz. The sandstone is primarily used as building blocks, millstones, and grindstones due to its unusual abrasion resistance and long-lasting durability.

  • Made of 100% natural material and sustainable
  • 100% Orsa sandstone therefore, lasts a lifetime
  • The stone will also look beautiful on display in your kitchen.
  • Washable and scaldable

Sharpening stones offer superior results for nearly every kind of knife. Although the required technique may require a learning curve, the results are worth it!  

Size: 17cm x 4.5cm  x 2cm

How to use: You will want to dampen your whetstone just prior to sharpening your knives. This would mean dampening it with water for 20-30 minutes beforehand. You can also leave it to soak in a small bath of water. Whilst sharpening your knife/knives be sure that your whetstone never becomes dry.

It is important to wash your stone with water after each use, to remove the excess material and debris. After washing, dry the stone well with a cloth. It's important to let the stone air-dry overnight before storing it.

 

The Orsa Sandstone story

In Sweden’s massive old mountains, surrounded by large forests, moose and bears, 360 million year old sandstone is machined by hand to create files and stones.

Treat yourself to a beautiful and effective product that lasts for generations. Nordic design and quality – at its best!  

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