This Flexcut Hook Strop is used to polish the inside edge of hook knives & keeping your blades razor sharp. The hook strop is also used to remove the wire edge that forms after sharpening with the hook hone See here. It has an 9" long leather top stropping surface. Simply strop your knife blade away from the cutting edge on both sides to maintain your factory edge. Includes a 1 ounce bar of Flexcut Gold Polishing Compound designed to adhere to the strop by rubbing the bar on the leather surface of the strop. An excellent & quality hook honing strop. Made in USA.
How to Sharpen your Blades
Apply the polishing compound to the strop liberally. Drag your blade away from the cutting edge at a 15° angle, or when the bevel lays flat. Repeat several times on each side of the blade to polish the edge.
When to use the Knife Strop
Your tools can be kept sharp by using the Knife Strop periodically as you cut. A few moments taken to maintain the edge will save time & frustration & keep your tools in top working order. On softer woods, a few strokes should be given to each side of the blade every 20 - 30 mins. For carving harder materials, the frequency or number of strokes should be increased.
Product Title Leather Strop Size
Overall Length Model # Flexcut Hook Strop ~ PW17 9" Long x 13/16" Diameter 14-3/4"PW17
For California Residents:
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WARNING: Drilling, sawing, sanding or machining wood products can expose you to wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/wood