AOKI Extra-long Cordovan & Horse Hide Paddle Board Strop 405x60mm
405mmX60mm and 126mm (handle length), total length 545mm
I have been doing cutlery business for over 15 years, but I grew up leather bag and case craft's company in Japan.
My father leather craft's factory was a part of my house where was my playground. I had helped his business from childhood to grown-up such as gluing contact cement with brush or riveting or thinning leather, etc.
My father is almost 90 years old, and still doing the business.
The front side is Cordovan strop which is very smooth, and the other side is Suede strop which is little rougher than Cordovan side.
Cordovan is from world famous Horween Cordovan made in USA from 1905.
Suede side is also Horween strips which is right above portion of Cordovan.
The total length is; 545mm
Wood: Walnut and Purple heart
Total weight; 1lb. 0 oz.
The top side of finest Cordovan strop is about 1.5mm thickness, and the back side of Suede strop is about 3-4mm thick that is lower grit than the top side of finest Cordovan. The suede side is able to use before starting the finest Cordovan.