Suehiro Medium Deluxe Whetstone For Sickles 1000 Grit 100-K

Sale price$36.00

This Suehiro Sickle Whetstone comes in a medium 1000 grit so that you can easily sharpen sickle blades that have become dull over time. This whetstone is designed to meet the demanding needs of those who rely on sharp and efficient sickles for their gardening or harvesting tasks, and to help you to perform proper regular maintainence on your blades.

This whetstone is made from top-tier materials to ensure durability and longevity. Suehiro's artificial whetstones are more durable than natural whetstones, and provide an even finish. The #1000 grit surface is free from impurities and specially tailored for sickles, providing an ideal level of abrasiveness bring your blade back to its out-of-the-box level sharpness.

This whetstone has garnered favorable reviews in Japan since its release, earning the trust of professionals and hobbyists alike. Its consistent and reliable performance has made it a go-to choice for those who demand the best when it comes to keeping their sickles in peak condition.


  • If your blade is damaged, chipped, rusted, or extremely blunt, restore with a low-grit (100-300) whetstone first.
  • Soak your whetstone for a few minutes, to ensure it is saturated with water. Suehiro whetstones typically need to soak for less time than other brands.
  • Place your sickle on a hard and secure surface, with the sharpened side of the blade facing up.
  • Firmly holding your whetstone, run it along the length of the blade, while making a back-and-forth pushing motion.
  • Repeat until a burr forms on the blade.
  • Flip the sickle over, and briefly run the whetstone along the blade until the burr is removed.
  • Your sickle should now be restored to its out-of-the-box level of sharpness.
  • Repeat the process with a very fine grit stone (4000+) for finishing and polishing, and to make it even sharper.

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