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Ice Bear Japanese Combination Waterstone - 1000 and 6000 Grit

Ice Bear

Ice Bear Japanese Combination Waterstone - 1000 and 6000 Grit


Brand: Ice Bear
  EAN 4560272501590
Weight: 558 g         10 reviews
The Ice Bear Japanese Combination Waterstone is a double-sided sharpening stone for use with both knives and axes. It is a great choice for those who are new to using waterstones, or anyone looking to carry a set of stones in a more compact and lightweight package.

The coarse side of this combination stone has a grit rating of 1,000; it is this side which should be used for initial sharpening, or for the removal of nicks and other damage to your blade. The opposite side has a much finer grit rating of 6,000, making it perfect for finishing your blade with an ultra-sharp mirror polish.

This premium combination stone is suitable for use with knives, axes, plane blades, chisels, gouges and other thin blades and cutleries used in woodworking, agriculture, gardening, stock raising and forestry.

How to use: Fill the stone with water by submerging it before use. When sharpening, keep the stone wet, and flush often to clear away swarf and expose fresh cutting particles.

As used by Ray Mears for many years, Ice Bear's traditional Japanese waterstones offer unrivalled quality for tool sharpening. If you own a high quality knife, it's only right that you sharpen it using high quality stones. After sharpening your knife, Woodlore recommend the use of Ice Bear Camellia Oil to protect the blade from rust and corrosion.

  • Double-sided
  • 1,000 grit stone for initial grinding
  • 6,000 grit stone for fine finishing
  • Dimensions: 200 x 50 x 25 mm
  • Weight: 558 g


  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Ice Bear Japanese Combination Waterstone - 1000 and 6000 Grit is rated 5/5 based on 10 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 10

  Easy to order. Arrived very promptly.  

  Stephanie Hancock
6th April, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 10

  High quality product. I used this for a couple of days to resharpen my knife and it become razor sharp. What I need is nagura stone and ceramic flattening stone to resurface my stone. Thanks for Woodlore team for an excellent product.  

  Filimon Undang
17th August, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 10

  Really good stone at a good price. I use it for my bushcraft knife and kitchen knives, giving them a razor sharp edge.  

2nd December, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 10

  I'd never used a whetstone before so I wasn't sure where to start, after doing some research I came across this one and it was exactly what I was looking for. I managed to get my Gransfors Bruks Wildlife Hatchet back to looking good as new after removing a few nicks out of the edge with the coarser side of the stone then finishing it off with the 6000 grit side to leave it super sharp with a shiny mirror edge. The service was also excellent and the stone arrived just a day after my order. 5/5 to Woodlore.  

  Rory Mcdermid
22nd February, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 10

  Excellent product, sharpens to a fine edge with ease. As usual top class service from raymears.com team.  

  Stephen Tanner
12th January, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 10

  Bought this item and was looking forward to using it, unfortunately it was damaged in the post (no fault of Woodlore) a quick call resulted in a rapid dispatch of a second item. When it arrived, I put it to good use and I was really impressed with it. I would recommend it with the non-slip frame. It was easy to use and very effective. Brilliant service and a great item thanks.  

  Rob Smith
23rd March, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 10

  I have had the chance to use it extensively and had very good results on all of my knives. It takes some time to transform a dull blade to a razor sharp one and I needed the 6000 grit. Overall a very good purchase, thanks Woodlore.  

  Michail Mantelas
16th November, 2016

Rated: 4/5

  8 of 10

  Good quality waterstone. Delivered very fast, very happy with that service; furthermore the actual stone works exceptionally.  

  Rob Grime
16th October, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 10

  Arrived promptly in good condition and was just as described. A good sharpening stone.  

4th May, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 10

  Good waterstone, especially for working with the Gransfors Bruks Small Forest Axe.  

  Rob Gazzard
15th February, 2016

Rated: 4/5

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