Shun’s DM0610 is a 3-piece sharpening system. It includes their 1000/6000 grit combination whetstone, a honing steel and an angled bamboo stand. This model is an easy way to learn how to sharpen your knives yourself using a whetstone. With the slant of the bamboo stand all you have to do is make sure your knife is at the correct angle, keep the blade flat and parallel to the working surface as you pull it across the whetstone. Once you have sharpened your knife the honing steel is made for you to maintain the edge of your knife for longer by using it regularly. Features: ? Combination whetstone: 1000-grit one side, 6000-grit on the other. ? Shun Honing Steel to help maintain your edge. ? Angled bamboo stand.