Norton Arkansas Single Grit Bench Oilstones
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  • Norton Arkansas Single Grit Bench Oilstones

Norton Arkansas Single Grit Bench Oilstones

Norton Arkansas Single Grit Bench Oilstones are quarried from the finest natural Ozark novaculite (silicon quartz) deposits, precision sawn to size, and finished to exacting surface configurations.

Norton Hard Translucent Arkansas (ultra fine - UF) stones are the finest grained and most dense natural stone available. Used to produce thekeenest, most precise finish possible. They impart polished, razor-likeedges. Translucent white in its purest form, hard translucentArkansas may contain shades of red, yellow and gray. Translucentstones are named for their ability to let light pass through.

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  • Arkansas - Natural premium Novaculite quarried in Arkansas and available in Soft or Hard Translucent
  • Sharpest possible razor edges
  • Near mirror finishes
  • Use for finer honing after India stone


Norton Soft Arkansas (extra fine - XF) stones are the coarsest-grained and least dense of the natural stones. Used primarily to sharpen and upgrade tool and knife edges to an even, polished surface, frequently after sharpening with synthetic stones. Opaque milky-white in color.

Items: NOT-85930 and NOT-85935 are each packaged in sturdy and attractive wooden boxes.

Norton offers a line of both synthetic (Crystolon and India) and Natural (Hard and Soft Arkansas) abrasive benchstones. Choose one stone or a sequence of stones to quickly restore the cutting edge on all straight-edge tools.

All oil stones are porous in nature. Oil is required to keep the pores open and working efficiently.

Typical applications include restoring the cutting edge on straight-edged tools such as chisels, plane blades, wood lathe cutters, draw knives, spoke shaves, knives, and precision tools and delicate instruments.

BRAND: Norton
Type: Tool Sharpening
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