Timor G&F 180 Extra Large Leather Strop.
Timor G&F 180 Extra Large Leather Strop. Single sided extra-large razor strop is the ideal companion for your straight razor. Made of Russian high quality cow hide.
The leather side is used for fine edge Sharpening and alignment.
We recommend using balm leather or 156 Yellow Paste (for strop maintenance) to increase the longevity of the leather.
The Giesen & Forsthoff strops are the best way to keep the sharp edge on your G&F handmade straight razor.
Made by Giesen & Forsthoff in Solingen Germany.
Length: 57 cm
Width: 8 cm
- Attach the strop somewhere secure at waist height.
- Make sure you have applied a little leather balm on the leather to protect the leather.
- Keep the strop taught (tight) But not super taught.
- Using just the weight of the razor and a quick stroke action do 50 passes on each side keeping the blade flat on the strop and rolling or flipping the blade over on its spine not the cutting edge with each pass.
Giesen & Forsthoff (Timor)
Since 1920 Giesen & Forsthoff, Solingen represents a high-quality range of products. One of the world’s finest manufacturers of shaving equipment, using only the highest quality materials for the production of their products
The roots of the company lie in the production of professional tools for barbers and hairdressers worldwide.
Quality from Solingen, Germany – products made by Giesen & Forsthoff. With professional craftsmen G&F still produces at the origin location in Solingen. The fine straight razors, handmade and selective, are what G&F is known for worldwide. Specialist are still being educated in the company, to pass on the knowledge and passion to the next generation and to ensure the availability of the tradition.