Whetstones

Whetstones

Whetstones

Whetstones

Västilä, a village in Längelmäki, Finland the Stoneman of Wästilä quarreies the bedrock which has deposits of good quality, schistose mudstone. The stone has been blasted from rock and cut into slates for centuries by hand using a hammer and wedge.

The rock has matured into whetting stone (phyllite) slowly. In the course of millions years, great heat and pressure has forged into good quality and fine qrained mudstone. The main minerals in it are quartz, feldspar and mica. The quality varies considerably. The better quality soft rock is separated off each piece by hand.

The history of Wästilä Whetstone goes back for centuries and in its time whetsone provided employment and a source of income for Längelmäki. Wästilä Whetstone has also been imported to different Parts of the world for both weapons and tools.

The stone itself has been made by the Finnish god Ukko Ylijumala. The Wästilä Stoneman is responsible for quarrying and design using skills inherited from his forefathers.

The stone is sold and marketed by Wästikivi Oy.

Wet your stone with water and grind parallel to the angle of the knife edge and you will see how cleverly nature has built this sharpening stone.

Traditional way to sharpen. Centuries of history.


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Backwoods Stone

Product no.: E4

Backwoods Stone is small and handy whetstone for wilderness ramblers.

15.00

Backwood Stone in Leather Sheath

Product no.: E5
25.00

Home Stone

Product no.: K7

Basic whetstone for sharpening knive in every home.

25.00

Kodinkivi tuohitupessa

Product no.: K10

Kodin yleishiomakivi puukkojen, veitsien, juustohöylien, kuorimaveitsien ym. teroitukseen.

42.00

Knife's Bride

Product no.: S26
10.00

S28 100x30x8 mm

Product no.: S28
12.00

Scout's Stone

Product no.: E6

Handy Wästikivi Whetstone in leather sheath, easy to attach to belts loop.

18.00

Scythe Stone 240x30x10 mm

Product no.: M12

Traditional Längelmäki whetstone for sharpening Scythes

28.00

Product 3

Product no.: S18
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50.00

Product 4

Product no.: K8
18.00

Home Stone in Wall Holder

Product no.: K6

Wästikivi's Home Stone's beautiful wall holder keeps the whetstone safe and sound.

35.00

Neck Stone

Product no.: K9

Neck stone in leather strip. 

14.00

Chief's Peg in wooden box

Product no.: K11A

Fits well the professional hand and many well known knife brands. Please notice the  whetstone grinds the threats away.

50.00

Product 3

Product no.: S17
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40.00

Home Stone in Wooden Box

Product no.: K5

Basic whetstone for sharpening knives for every home in Wooden Box.

30.00

Chef's Peg

Product no.: K11

Fits well the professional hand and many well known knife brands. Please notice the  whetstone grinds the threats away.

35.00

Extra long Chief's Peg

Product no.: K11C

Fits well the professional hand and many well known knife brands. Please notice the  whetstone grinds the threats away

50.00

Small whetstone in Birch Bark Pouch

Product no.: P10

Small whetstone in Birch Bark Pouch

18.00

Product 4

Product no.: S27
12.00

Product 3

Product no.: S16

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60.00

Product 3

Product no.: L38

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80.00

Axe Stone

Product no.: L37

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22.00

Mangnesiumstick /whetstone

Product no.: S29

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22.00

Oval Design

Product no.: S33
60.00

New Hunterstone. 100x45x10 mm

Product no.: L39

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29.00