Double Sided Leather Strop for Sharpening, Polishing and Honing all kind of Blades or Knives, Large Size
Keep your blade honed and sharp with this affordable strop, featuring both a flesh side for first stropping, and a full grain leather side for final stropping. Blades that are not stropped after sharpening will quickly become dull, the reason for this is sharpening with a whetstone or oil strong will leave thousands of microscopic jagged scores along your blade, this rough finish is like a microscopic serrated edge that will quickly wear down after only a few uses. Stropping hones your blade and removes these jagged edges, ensuring a long lasting sharpness.
To use this strop, simply apply jewellers rouge to the leather side starting with the flesh side first, stropping in a direction perpendicular to the movement you used on your whetstone, repeat several times, before moving to the smoother, full-grain leather side of the strop.
Basic product data:
- Overall length: 375mm
- Width: 50mm
- Length of stropping ares: 255mm
- Weight: Approximately 140g