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Ice Bear Medium Japanese Waterstone - 1200 Grit

Ice Bear

Ice Bear Medium Japanese Waterstone - 1200 Grit


Brand: Ice Bear
  EAN 4560272501545
Weight: 945 g         38 reviews
The Ice Bear Medium Waterstone is a high quality Japanese sharpening stone with a grit rating of 1,200. It is ideal for removing scratches, further refining and partly polishing the surface of your blade following honing on a coarser stone.

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.

For a comprehensive set of sharpening stones, Ray Mears recommends using this 1,200 grit stone alongside the Ice Bear Waterstone Sharpening Kit. After sharpening your knife, Woodlore recommend the use of Ice Bear Camellia Oil to protect the blade from rust and corrosion.

  • Grit: 1,200
  • Size: 200 x 63 x 30 mm
  • The extra width of this stone allows it to accommodate a 2 3/8" wide plane iron
  • Weight: 945 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

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Product Reviews

Ice Bear Medium Japanese Waterstone - 1200 Grit is rated 5/5 based on 38 customer reviews.

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

Overall Rating:


  1 of 38

  This is an excellent product in it's own right; however, when used along with the other varying grits it provides an outstanding finish to most blades.  

  Benjamin Grist
28th April, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 38

  When in use, it is exactly as expected from the Ray Mears YouTube video.  

  Roger Alway
7th January, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 38

  Great addition to the kit I purchased. Regards Chris  

  Christopher Smith
1st January, 2020

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 38

  Great item will probably last me forever, great quality.  

  Jamie Kemp
14th August, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 38

  I bought this item to go along with the Ice Bear Sharpening Kit. Brilliant items.  

  Paul Isles
3rd August, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 38

  I bought this product to compliment the Ice Bear Sharpening kit advertised on the Woodlore site. I used the three stones as Ray shows on his How to Sharpen a Bushcraft Knife on the Bushcraft Survival DVD, 1st time sharpening my own knives, excellent results, and easier to use than I had thought! I would thoroughly recommend.  

  Peter James Lee
14th May, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 38

  The YouTube video of Ray sharpening his knifes with these blocks was a great help. Would definitely buy again, excellent product.  

29th December, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 38

  A great addition to the Japanese waterstone sharpening kit to get a super keen edge on your blade. Top quality and it should last a long time if you look after it as you should. Check out videos on YouTube to ensure that you are using the waterstones correctly before use.  

  Michael Windsor
28th July, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 38

  I have tried lots of different sharpening devices for my deer stalking knives with varying degrees of success over the years. In the end I watched your YouTube video, brought the stones, knives as sharp as a razor, job done. Very happy, thank you. I brought this waterstone with the Ice Bear Kit.  

  Mike Abbey
2nd June, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 38

  Excellent product . Outstanding addition to the Ice Bear sharpening kit  

  Darrell Smith
15th May, 2017

Rated: 5/5

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