Category: razor honing

  • What does stropping do?

    What does stropping do?

    Stropping a blade on a clean (without abrasive) substrate achieves FOUR results: 1) REALIGNING THE EDGE Although a straight razor is made of hardened steel, the edge is flexible and malleable. Below is an example of a relatively large ‘ding’ in the edge.  I received this blade from a custom razor maker with this defect […]