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KING KW65 Ultra Fine Plastic Base Whetstone

Last updated: November 20, 2023


We looked at the top Whetstones and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Whetstone you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 14 expert reviews, the KING Ultra Fine Plastic Base Whetstone placed 8th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

King 01096 1000/6000 Grit Deluxe Combination Stone, King brand known for quality and affordability

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Comes equipped with a hard-plastic case for storage. Dual sided grit differentials. Incredibly cheap price.
Delivers razor sharp blades. Sturdy and durable material. Easy to clean and use. Premium quality stone material.
Includes plastic stand . Easy to use. Worth the money.
High quality. Reasonable price. Excellent value for money. Larger size makes sharpening knives easier. Designed for stainless steel and carbon knives. Outstanding sharpening and polishing ability.

What reviewers didn't like

No rubber studs or slip resistant material at bottom of the base to prevent movement when in use. Needs to be soaked in water for at least 10 minutes before use. Prone to chipping and breaking, fragile stone.
Comes with a Japanese instructional booklet. Quite expensive.
Instructions are all in the Japanese language. Not much beginner-friendly as there are lack of guidelines.
Stone might be too soft for some knives. Not ideal for serrated knives. Does not include angle guide. Instructions are in Japanese.
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