How much stropping compound should be applied to a strop? How long will it last?

How much stropping compound should be applied to a strop? How long will it last?

Apply a dime sized drop of stropping compound and spread it to a thin layer over the entire surface of the strop. This amount should be good for 30 or 40 sharpening sessions before you would need to re-apply more of the compound to the strop.
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