The Shapton Professional #2000 waterstone is a medium grit waterstone that brings up a useable edge. The #2000 is finer than it's #1000 companion in the Shapton Professional range, and gives a slightly finer finish.
As with the rest of the Shapton Professional range, the #2000 is manufactured to maintain flatness for a relatively long time. For best results, we recommend regular light flattening of the stone with either a diamond plate or sandpaper on glass.
The #2000 stone can be reached directly from the #320 grit Shapton Professional stone, though the #1000 can be included to make each step quite quick. From the #2000, both the #5000 and #8000 are reachable jumps.