I never thought it would but it happened to me. My Naniwa Snow White has begun to craze and crack and I’m looking for a different stone to replace it with. I use it to set up for my finisher sometimes but it gets used most often as a lead in to any sort of testing using tomo nagura...
So I understand that cordovan is a tanning process and that shell is a cut of leather from the horse rump and that Horween is a tannery, but......
what is the difference between horse hide and horse Butt?
is Horse hide just a generic term for any horse leather or is it a specific...
I have been having a problem with nicking my strops and was wondering who else this is happening to.
I am right handed and the heaviest ones appear on the lower right hand side but also - though lighter - on the upper left hand side. And in both places they peel away from the center...
Can anyone illuminate for me the performance
benefits/drawbacks (excluding durability) relative to thickness versus thinness of stropping leather? That is my macro question.
Now for my micro question.
Do the thick Kanoyama strops perform any differently from the thin one?