Once a month send these to a barber to be stropped, and strop them yourself both before and after using.
In blocks, confines the hook and thimble in the strop home to the scores.
Many a razor has been blamed when the fault lie entirely with the strop and the manner of using it.
Annixter grunted good-humouredly, and turned to strop his razor.
The writer knew intimately a very mild, kindly old man who had a strop fashioned out of several thicknesses of Apache skins.
This is better than to strop knives and other tools on your boots.
Immediately after its use, the razor should receive a few turns on the other side of the strop.
Lay the blade flat on the further end of the strop, as shown in Fig.
It will usually be necessary to strop the razor each time you shave, and with stiff beards more than once may be required.
Always hold the blade at the same angle, and perfectly flat on the strop.