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Nano Strop

Regular price $99.00
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Micron size
Frame Length

 Our Nano Strop is designed for long sharpening strokes. This means fewer transitions and more angle control. Use it like a sharpening steel. It has a very low point load; this will keep the line of your edges from deforming over time.

Use it wet or dry. Nano-Strop is a superior edge maintenance tool

Abrasive : 1,10, 25 and 100 micron industrial diamond

New Abrasives : 3, 50, 200 micron industrial diamond

Abrasive length (long strop)  : 475 mm x 18 mm x 0.8 mm (14"x 3/4"x1/16" )

Abrasive length (short strop) : 270mm x 18mm x 0.8 mm  

More detail:

Nano Hone now offers seven micron strops - 1 micron, 3 micron, 10 micron , 25 micron , 50 micron, 100 micron and 200 micron abrasive. Use them as a daily maintenance tool. Click here for Grit Micron Comparison Chart 

You can use it hand held like a traditional steel or you can put it across your sink and use it as a fixed sharpening stone (long stroke). 

The diamond resin plate featured on top of the frame is 14” long. We do not know of any other sharpening stones this long. This allows for significantly longer strokes, which makes it much easier to maintain the same angle.

Conversely, short strokes mean you are transitioning more often at each end of the stone. It is harder to return to the same angle after the transition. Fewer transitions mean more consistent bevel angles.

Isn’t Nano-Strop just another kind of sharpening steel? No, not at all. Being 3/4 of an inch wide and flat is a significant advantage over a steel because it distributes the point load over a wider section of the edge. A round steel has a very high point load because it has such a small contact area. The steel tends to deform the edge rather unevenly. The Nano Strop will tend to maintain the overall line of the edge over time because of its distributed point load.

Finally, we have put the handle underneath the frame. This makes holding the frame a very natural extension of your arm.

100% made in USA.



Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Rin Kuryloski
A must have

Really like it. When the long versions are back in stock, I’ll surely get second.

Greg Dunay

Use them all the time for my woodworking tools and lapping carbide tools for metal working, cant beat the Nanohones...

James Owen

Well made, solid, does exactly what it says.

The Answer

I have tried leather strops with many compounds for years with limited hit and miss results. Then I bought the 3 micron 475mm Nano Strop. This strop is the answer. I will never go back to traditional leather and fight with compounds again.

Thank you for your great review. We're happy to hear you get good results using Nano Strop.
Team Nano Hone

Rich G.
Nano Strop

These are the best strops on the market.

I use the 100 and 10 micron everyday. They are fantastic to maintain the edge butchering all day.

Well done Hap!