We make each and every paddle strop here in the USA. We use only the highest quality leather. We stand behind out paddle strops, If you are not 100% Satisfied Return it for Your Money Back. If you really want to make your pocket knives, fillet knives, hunting knives, chisels, straight razors, or any other blade extremely sharp then you need to strop it after sharpening. Our strops along with our compounds will provide enough abrasion to sharpen and polish your knife.