Hard Black Arkansas Bench Stones
Prized by craftsmen worldwide, Arkansas Novaculite is the only known substance that can sharpen a blade and polish it as well. All of these Bench Stones are 100% natural Novaculite, cut to size and skillfully finished to ensure precise flatness.
Harder and finer than Hard Arkansas. Not as pure black as Surgical Black Arkansas. Coloration is more dark grey than black. This stone will polish finer than Soft and Hard Arkansas stones.
All bench stones are supplied in handsome protective wooden boxes. A non-slip silicone base is also included in the sizes listed below.
Available in the following sizes:
*Non-slip silicone base included.
- 6" x 2" x 1/2" (152mm x 51mm x 13mm) *
- 8" x 2" x 1/2" (203mm x 51mm x 13mm) *
- 8" x 3" x 1/2" (203mm x 76mm x 13mm) *
- 12" x 3" x 1/2" (305mm x 76mm x 13mm)
Hard Black Arkansas Equivalent Grit: 2000-3000