King Whetstones

King Whetstones

Crafted with precision in the heart of Japan, our collection of King sharpening stones brings the ancient art of knife sharpening to your fingertips. Whether you're a professional chef or a culinary enthusiast, the right sharpening stone is essential for maintaining sharp edges on your Japanese knives.

King, a renowned name from Osaka, has been at the forefront of producing high-quality Japanese whetstones for decades. Their dedication to excellence is evident in every grit stone they manufacture. Each stone is designed to cater to specific sharpening needs.

For Every Knife, A Stone

Whether you're sharpening a chef's knife, a santoku, a gyuto, or an usuba, our collection ensures there's a King stone tailored for your needs. With a variety of grits available, from medium grit for everyday sharpening to finishing stones for that razor-sharp edge, you're guaranteed precision with every stroke.

Why Choose King Stones?

In Stock & Ready to Ship: Our collection of King sharpening stones is always in stock, ensuring you get what you need when you need it.

Authentic Japanese Whetstones: Sourced directly from Matsunaga in Osaka, every King whetstone promises authentic Japanese quality.

Versatile & Durable: Perfect for sharpening Japanese knives. Plus, with the added plastic base, your stone remains stable during every sharpening session.


Q: How to sharpen using King stones?

A: Begin with a wet stone, ensuring it's flat. Move your knife or tool across the stone in a consistent pattern, maintaining the blade's angle.

Q: What's the difference between King combination and King whetstone?

A: King combination stones (two-sided) offer two grits in one stone, ideal for both sharpening and finishing. King whetstones are specific to one grit level.