The Honing Progression

Following the bevel set on the Chosera 1k, the razor was honed on Shapton glass stones; 2k, 4k, 8k and 16k.   At each step in the progression, SEM imaging was performed. The side-view images, at 5000x magnification are shown below.  As expected, scratch depth and width decrease with each step.   Although the Shapton 2k is…