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    Default Is this ok leather for strop making??

    I've got some lengths of light blue leather, around 4mm thick and between 2&1/2 - 3 inches wide.

    (Is light blue leather chrome tanned??)

    Would this be ok for making a hanging strop? It would be pretty sturdy.

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    I don't think the color matters but the surface does.
    It must be smooth.
    What animal is it from?

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    I think its smooth.

    I'm guessing it'll be cow leather.

    So the main issue is that it is a smooth surface that can be kept flat?

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    In my opinion, yes.

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    Default Chrome tanning and strops

    I'm pretty sure this is chrome tanned leather - that shouldn't be an issue for stropping should it?? As long as surface is smooth?

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