Category Archives: Oilstone

James Howarth & Sons Genuine Grecian Hone (180 x 32 x 29mm)

Size: 180 x 32 x 29mm weight:  413gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  medium – fine > 4K – 9K
Usage: should be used with slurry, water
it can be used with glycerine and oil to buffer the contact and gain better results
Color: green-grey to olive-green, sometimes with typical swirled/banded structures in a
dark-grey or dark-blue. This banding sometimes looks like a swarfing or waves.
Other Names:
Llyn Idwal Stone, Grecian Stone, Grecian Oil Stone
Supplier/Distributor: James Howarth & Sons, Sheffield

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EGS La Lorraine / Rouge Du Salm (125 x 30 x 15mm)

Size: 125 x 30 x 15mm weight:  185gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  medium – fine > 4-10K
Usage: can be used with water, glycerine and oil
Color: appears different, sometimes with a more
pronounced BBW pattern but tending towards wine red,
sometimes more violet with a certain banding and swirling,
stone tends to auto slurry
Other Names:
Lorraine Rouge, Rouge Du Salm, Salmon Rouge, Salm Rouge
Supplier/Distributor: EGS

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EGS La Lorraine / Rouge Du Salm (143 x 33 x 15mm)

Size: 143 x 33 x 15mm weight:  245gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  medium – fine > 4-10K
Usage: can be used with water, glycerine and oil
Color: appears different, sometimes with a more
pronounced BBW pattern but tending towards wine red,
sometimes more violet with a certain banding and swirling,
stone tends to auto slurry
Other Names:
Lorraine Rouge, Rouge Du Salm, Salmon Rouge, Salm Rouge
Supplier/Distributor: EGS

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Fassbinder & Co. Goldfisch Wetzstein (200 x 50 x 19mm)

Size: 200 x 50 x 19mm weight:  573gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  medium – fine > 4-10K
Usage: can be used with water, glycerine and oil
Color: appears different, sometimes with a more
pronounced BBW pattern but tending towards wine red,
sometimes more violet with a certain banding and swirling,
stone tends to auto slurry
Supplier/Distributor:
Fassbinder & Co., Solingen (F&Co.)

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Pierre aiguiser La Lune unlabelled (120 x 60 x 23mm)

Size: 120 x 60 x 23mm weight: 439gr.
Density: xxgr./cm³ / Estimated grit size: ultra fine > 12k
Usage: with water, glycerine or oil
FGBC wrote in their Instructions to use the stone with oil
Color: dark-purple, violet with a visible flash like pattern
Supplier/Distributor:
F.G.B.C. / F. Ghelfi, Birroleau & Cie. 
this stone is un-labelled

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Pierre aiguiser La Lune un-labelled (160 x 75 x 30mm)

Size: 160 x 75 x 30mm weight: 1180gr.
Density: xxgr./cm³ / Estimated grit size: ultra fine > 12k
Usage: with water, glycerine or oil
FGBC wrote in their Instructions to use the stone with oil
Color: dark-purple, violet with a visible flash like pattern
Supplier/Distributor:
F.G.B.C. / F. Ghelfi, Birroleau & Cie. or Manufrance
this stone is un-labelled
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HGH Haida Gwaii Hone (240 x 60 x 28mm)

Size: 240 x 60 x 28mm weight: 1110gr.
Density: xxgr./cm³ / Estimated grit size: ultra fine > 12k
Usage: with water, glycerine or oil
Color:  grey-green with dark-blue and white inclusions
Rockhound:
Shaun aka RezDog
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Enat light-brown by Ekretz (170 x 64 x 16mm)

Size: 170 x 64 x 16mm weight: 484gr.
Density: xxgr./cm³ / Estimated grit size: very fine < 12k
Usage: with water, glycerine or oil
Color:  beige to light-brown with visible inclusions
Rockhound:
Ekretz
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