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 Post subject: Home Made Leather Strop
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:41 pm 
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Location: Derby City, Kentucky
Wanted a cheap strop so I bought a 3"x54" 6/7 oz leather blank.
Found a 1"x6" board in the shed and ripped it down to 3".
Cut a 9" piece of board and glued some leather to it.
Used it on a knife and I must say, I think I'm going to like stropping!
For $18 I have enough leather to make 6 - 3"x9" strops.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Made Leather Strop
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:10 am 

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what did you use to glue the leather onto the wood? =D


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 Post subject: Re: Home Made Leather Strop
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:41 pm 
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Good old fashion Tightbond Wood Glue. Coated both surfaces, let dry a few minutes and lay the leather across the board and lined up. I clamped the strop between two other boards and let set overnight.



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