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    Quote Originally Posted by Utopian View Post
    I never have seen or heard of those abrasive sponges before, and 3M is based in my home state!
    Painters and decorators use them for sanding intricate areas.

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    Very cool. I didnt think it could come out so nice. You did a great job!
    Jerry...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShaveAndTravel View Post
    No no.
    Where the cracks in the photo - this is originally the front side, with label. It is improperly restored, the damage is very deep. But the reverse side was preserved in its original form, completely without damage. Unfortunately, I did not guess to take a photo of the original condition of the reverse side of the strop)))
    Now I turned the strap over and the other side became facial. I spent a little time, an about two hours. I highly recommend abrasive sponges for wet polishing leather - a great tool!
    Got you, regardless you did a great job and look to have inspired a few of us!

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    Wow that turned out great

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    Many thanks to all for the kind words))

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    Isn't shell cordovan attached to another piece of leather, because the shell is very thin. I was told this and I checked the edge of my shell strop and I can see two different layers.

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    No, this strop was made of solid (one piece) russian shell I think.
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    Last edited by ShaveAndTravel; 09-17-2017 at 07:12 PM.

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