After sharpening knives and re-profiling knife geometry for years, I use the following grit sizes of Japanese Chosera Waterstones with natural quaried Nagura stones:
800 2000 5000
Followed by stropping on a DLT XL 2-sided strop, DLT black compound side followed by DLT white compound.
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to" --J.R.R. Tolkein, #Bilbo #LOTR #TFOTR