This base is made from a material called PaperstoneTM. If you are familiar with MicartaTM, you will find it very similar. It is dense and tough with a beautiful luster. The material was originally recommended to us by one of our customers in WA near where
The Quartz Stone Base is a great new option for mounting your Wicked Edge giving it great stability and providing a very beautiful and elegant presentation of the sharpener. The Quartz Stone Bases come pre-drilled for mounting the WE100 Wicked Edge Precision Sharpener.