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Knife Sharpening Kitchen Paddle Strop and 8000 Grit Honing Compound - Hand Made in Australia of Eucalyptus Hardwood and Kangaroo Leather (Red)

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Aussie Strops
& 183This strop will not sharpen a blunt knife. Its purpose is different. It's designed to maintain a razor-sharp edge on your kitchen knives for as long as possible, many weeks and maybe months.

& 183I came across this idea from my own experience, trying to keep my kitchen knives sharp. A razor-sharp edge only lasts for so long, a few days, perhaps a week before you notice that is not quite as sharp as it used to be. I soon realised that at that point I didn't have to re- sharpen the edge. I simply had to strop it carefully using honing compound, and I could bring back that razor-sharp edge.

& 183My solution was to make a strop small enough, and attractive enough that it would fit into a modern kitchen, and so was born the hardwood and leather kitchen strop.

& 183I also wanted to have a strop that was completely Australian, hand-made in Australia of Australian materials by a real Aussie "bloke."

& 183This strop is made of re-cycled red eucalypt hardwood, sanded and polished. To keep the Australian flavour, the leather is kangaroo.

& 183Unfortunately there is no Australian made honing compound. The best I could find comes from the "other best" country in the world - the US A. Micro Fine green honing compound is the easiest to apply, the most economical and in my opinion the best available for a hand held strop. It rubs on like a crayon; it is not too greasy; the1 oz. bar is large enough to last for years, but small enough to fit unobtrusively into a kitchen drawer. It approximates 8000 grit.

& 183When you purchase this Aussie Hardwood Kitchen Strop, I will email you a PDF file of notes and photographs showing exactly how to use it.

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