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Forum topic by Brett posted 11-24-2011 03:18 AM 548 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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Brett

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11-24-2011 03:18 AM

How thick should an Arkansas oilstone be? Most are between 1/2” and 1”. Is there a risk of the thinner stones breaking?

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#1 posted 11-24-2011 04:17 AM

The really should be supported on the back by a board or table top. This makes the have additional strength. I have some that are thinner than 1/4”.

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