Category Archives: Color

Thuringian Bout No. 1 (120 x 110 x 25)

Size: 120 x 20 x 75 x 110 x 30 x 25mm weight:  652gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  very fine > 12K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: light-green (LG)
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Dalmore Blue (150 x 50 x 16mm)

Size: 150 x 50 x 16mm weight:  317gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  medium > 4k-6K
Usage: can be used with water, glycerine and oil
Color: mostly going into a light brown look with a darker chocolate looking  banding, the banding varies from lines over circles to total swirling. Depending if the stone has been used with oil or not, they can also appear more greyish colored. Also there are variants around looking plain dark
Supplier/Distributor:
Water of Ayr and Tam o Shanter Hone Works
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EGS La Lorraine / Rouge Du Salm (224 x 49 x 19mm)

Size: 224 x 49 x 19mm weight:  681gr.
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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German Slate from Marc (200 x 60 x 18mm)

Size: 200 x 60 x 18mm weight:  634gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /
Estimated grit size:  medium fine – fine > 6K- 9K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: dark grey with darker spots, contains Pyrite inclusions
Gifted from: Marc
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Müller Wasserabziehstein (200 x 50 x 16mm)

Size: 200 x 50 x 16mm weight:  446gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /
Estimated grit size:  medium fine – fine > 6K- 9K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: dark grey with darker spots, contains Pyrite inclusions
Supplier/Distributor:
Friedrich Müller GmbH, Ransweiler
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Thuringian Rectangular No.2 (125 x 25 x 16mm)

Size: 125 x 25 x 16mm weight:  147gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  very fine > 12K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: medium-gray with yellow inclusions

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Karl Brächer Jr. Water Razor Hone (142 x 39 x 18mm)

 Size: 142 x 39 x 18mm weight:  277gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  very fine > 12K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: yellow-green (YG), gelbgrün
Supplier/Distributor:
Karl Brächer Jr./Carl Brächer Jr. , Sonneberg
Otto Brächer Schleifmaterialien, Sonneberg
Logo/Shortcut: KBJr.

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Escher & Co. Barber Shop / Rasierstube (150 x 52 x 20mm)

Size: 150 x 52 x 20mm weight:  482gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  very fine > 12K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: dark-blue (DB) / dunkel-blau
Supplier/Distributor: Escher & Co., Sonneberg

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Escher & Co. Barbers Delight (149 x 51 x 21mm)

Size: 149 x 51 x 21mm weight:  452gr.
Density: XXXgr./cm³ /  Estimated grit size:  very fine > 12K
Usage: only use water, no oil or grease!
Color: gelbgrün / yellowgreen (YG)
Supplier/Distributor: Escher & Co., Sonneberg
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