For those starting out on a budget, a paddle strop is a great choice for a straight razor. They also work incredibly well for stropping knives and axes. The robust bridle leather will work for decades, and the rough suede is great for mounting a stropping compound onto, like chromium oxide.
A strop is a must for your blade. By stropping properly on a regular basis, you can avoid sharpening your razor as often and help it last longer. Sorta like brushing your teeth often to help you avoid the dentist.
- For a full break-down video on stropping technique and care, check out our blog.
- This strop is two-sided. Use the rougher side, followed by the smoother side.
- Made in USA.
About Ezra Arthur - A family of brothers crafting leather goods using time honoured methods, creating heirloom goods worthy of their grandfather’s name, Ezra Arthur. Leather goods are fully handmade from the finest materials, and carefully inspected prior to leaving the factory in Phoenix, USA. Ezra Arthur's goal is to create the best products in their field, from razor strops to designer backpacks.