And thus I finally come to the end of the series! I apologize for the delay, but I hope that the payoff will be worth it.
Just to recap, in my first article in this series (Part 1) I introduced a bit of history and trivia about natural Japanese whetstones, and in the second (Part 2) we looked at some of the specific characteristics that make these stones so very good for straight razor honing. In this part, then, I thought I’d give some techniques for using them…the good stuff! [Read more…]