Dual Stone Sharpening Kit
Our popular Cerax range of water stones have always been popular with woodworkers. However, we also hear a lot from people who purchase our pocket knives asking if we have any sharpening solutions more appropriately sized for their needs.
New from Suehiro are Cerax Dual Stone whetstones that are compatible with either water or oil. This kit includes a flat 2500 grit Dual Stone whetstone attached to angled feet, a plastic sharpening tray designed to hold the stone securely and catch sharpening fluid, a 400 grit Dual Stone with grip, and a 500 grit diamond plate with grip.
Although the smaller Dual Stone and diamond plate seem to be of nominally similar grits, the diamond is much coarser than the Dual Stone. This is because the diamond surface contains much larger random particles which allows it to abrade material quickly. It is ideally suited to regrinding bevels and cleaning rust and pitted surfaces.
The 400 grit Dual Stone is an excellent intermediary grit that can be used to sharpen bevels before moving on the the final homing on the 2500 grit plate.
The 2500 grit plate measures 145mm long by 50mm wide and is 5mm thick. Each of the 400 and 500 grit accessories measure 100mm by 25mm. All components ship in a sturdy protective box that extends the kit's uses to work in the field as well as the shop.
These whetstones are completely unique in that they can be used with either oil or water as a lubricant and cutting medium. If you love using our Cerax waterstones, these can be used in exactly the same manner. Or if you prefer oil stones, they can be included in your toolkit and used alongside your Arkansas stones. If you change your mind, or would just like to experiment, oil can be added to a previously water-only stone, or an oily stone can be washed with detergent and put into service with water.
(PLEASE NOTE we do not recommend using oil on any other Cerax products - only the Dual Stone range)
At JTA we are proud of our order turnaround times and work hard to ensure the best possible service. Our shipping policy has been developed to provide a fast, safe and environmentally sustainable shopping experience for all of our customers.
We are NOT a drop-shipping company and hold all of our stock in Sydney. We dispatch every weekday, and we are usually able to dispatch orders received before 1.30pm on the same day. If you urgently require your purchase to be dispatched on the day you order it we suggest that you call us or be sure to select express shipping at checkout to ensure we prioritise your parcel.
We have revised our logistics systems to offer the best possible postage price to our customers. All prices are in $AUD. Dispatch within 24hrs of purchase.
Regular Post: $8.00, tracking number emailed to you at dispatch
Express Post: $14.50, tracking number emailed to you at dispatch
Some thin and light items are able to be shipped at a letter rate of $3 (replacement saw blades, small rulers, abrasives and non slip mats, for example). Please note that letter rates are regular post only (no express) and are not available with tracking.
Within New Zealand:
We are now able to offer our New Zealand customers $15 flat-rate shipping on orders under 2kg. For orders heavier than 2kg the following rates apply:
Prices to Canada and US:
Express Courier International:
Estimated Delivery Time - 3-5 Business Days (to metro areas of major cities)
Flat Rate - AU$30 on orders up to 2kg (4.4lbs)
For orders over this weight:
For orders over 5kg in weight, please email us at email@example.com
Prices for all other international orders are calculated at checkout according to Australia Post’s standard rates.
From the date of dispatch we expect the following delivery times within Australia:
Regular Post: Within 3-5 business days (metro areas) or 4-8 busines days (remote areas)
Express Post: 1-2 business days (metro areas) or 3-6 business days (remote areas)
Japanese Tools Australia is an environmentally conscious company and we endeavour to eliminate plastics in as many parts of our business as possible. Your purchase will be shipped in recycleable non-plastic materials, and we re-use cardboard and paper wherever possible in our shipping process.
Exceptions to plastic-free policy:
Unfortunately, we are required to dispatch some express items in pre-paid satchels and in such circumstances we have no choice but to use a plastic satchel. Please keep in mind these satchels are 100% recyclable. Our suppliers also use plastic in their packaging of some products, and we do not remove these protective measures before shipping. We are considering strategies to eliminate these two remaining sources of plastic in our shipping process. As many of our items are hand-made, they do not arrive to us or to you with extraneous packaging, though this is not the case for all of our products.
Breakage in shipping policy:
We pack our shipments in specialised materials to ensure that our customers find them in the same condition that we send them. If you receive your products in a damaged condition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your order number and photos of the condition of the products within a week of collection. If an item is deemed to have been damaged in transit we will replace it with like kind at no extra shipping cost to the customer.
If you are unhappy with the condition of your product and it has not been damaged in transit, please refer to our returns and exchanges policy.
We stand behind the quality of our tools. If a tool is found to be faulty or damaged in transit, we will verify the issue with you, and offer a refund or exchange when the problem is brought to our attention within 30 days from purchase. If problems arise outside of this period this policy will apply at our discretion. Where a refund or exchange is agreed upon, we will mail you a paid addressed bag to return your items, verify their condition once we receive them, and then process a refund or mail the new item.
If a tool is purchased as a present or the purchaser changes their mind, we will exchange for stock of equal value or store credit when we are contacted within 2 weeks of the purchase. We ask that the customer covers the cost of shipping in these instances. We will take a payment for shipping over the phone, send you a paid addressed envelope, verify the goods' condition once we receive them, and then mail the new item.
If a tool is damaged through improper use, we encourage you to contact us. We may not be able to exchange the tool, but may be able to offer advice on technique or recommend a more appropriate tool. Where possible, we encourage our cutomers to ask us questions about our tools' use before they purchase them. We can be contacted at email@example.com or 02 9527 3870.
Sorry, we can't exchange gift cards.