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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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The system ($30) comes with three stones: a coarse synthetic stone for restoring an edge, a medium triangle blade for serrated knives, and a fine Arkansas stone for finishing and fine sharpening.
For finer polishing and greater sharpness, a hard Arkansas stone the color and texture of fine white marble can be used.
Most die-work and other finish-critical applications will benefit by the similar use of an Arkansas stone in the final finishing step.
Metropolitan National Bank of Little Rock recovered the 11.4-acre Arkansas Stone Importers Inc.
Do not cut the hooks shorter than the .020" gauge allows for a hard ball pistol and switch to the Arkansas stone for one or two passes for finishing them off.
Obtain a bench stone (6 or 8 inches long and 2 inches wide) that's coarse on one side and finer on the other, a medium-grit Arkansas stone (a 6- or 8-inch stone would be better than the small, broken one I use) and a strop and compound if you want finer edges.
Curets in group one were sharpened using the Idahone ceramic stone; curets in group two were sharpened using the Arkansas stone. All curets were used to root plane a 3 x 3 mm section of root surface of an extracted human tooth that was randomly assigned to each instrument.
You don't need a fancy Arkansas stone for garden tools.

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