The Kanayama #30000 leather strop is a fine craft that makes the perfect accompaniment to your straight razor. Made with a high quality cordovan horse leather, this strop effectively sharpens your blade, ensuring you the best wet shaving experience. The woven canvas clamped to the leather strop serves to warm your blade before you sharpen, a piece found accompanying only the most exquisite strops. The clamp leads to a metal snap hook, allowing you to attach the head of the strop to a firm surface while you sharpen. Keep this strop close by: it'll be there for you when things get dull.
Each Kanayama strop is identified by a model number that relates to the thickness of the leather. Ranging from 2196 to 80000, the 30000 strop is the perfect middle ground for many shavers. Thicker leather tends to have a coarse surface, which is hand ground for optimal smoothness. The thicker the strop, the more work required, and the more expensive the strop becomes.
Each of these incredible strops are handmade by one man in his workshop in Tokyo. Mr. Kanoyama, who famously misspelled his own name on his brand, has become world-famous for the outstanding quality of each hand-crafted strop. Rare and unique, these strops are a treasure in their own right.
Dimensions: 2.7 x 23.6 inches (68 mm x 600 mm)
Materials: Natural leather, metal snap hook, and canvas strap
Made in Japan
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