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Wood is Good Small Hone Strop

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Wood is Good Small Hone Strop For razor sharp tools in an fast and easy way, try the 1 3/8" x 6 1/2" Wood is Good Small Hone Strop. This tool strop comes in 2 sizes & enables one to put a razor edge on cutting tools. The smaller strop is perfect for most carving tools, while the larger version was designed to give the space needed to sharpen plane iron blades. Both have "rounded" and "V" edges for those hard-to-sharpen shapes. The edge of the tools are composed of two surfaces that join at the cutting edge.  Stropping removes the bur and polishes the edges.  A polished edge glides through the wood much easier. You can use the knife strop periodically as you cut. Having a shiny blade may look impressive, but the aluminum oxide improves the blades cutting ability. MUST BE USED WITH ALUMINUM OXIDE POWDER. Strop after stone sharpening to remove the wire edge burrs, or for the inside radius of different knives when reshaping is needed. To start stropping apply a small amount of aluminum oxide to the strop. Hold the tool at a constant 15° angle, apply pressure, and pull the tool across the strop away from the cutting edge. Like any technique practice makes perfect as you work to maintain a razor sharp edge. Not only will they improve your quality of work, they also make carving more enjoyable. 

Wood is Good Small Hone Strop specifications:

  • 1 3/8" x 6 1/2"  paddle.
  • Special rubber like material.
  • Eliminates inconsistency and out lasts leather.
  • Bond to a wooden style paddle.
  • Manufacturer: Wood Is Good.
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