This handy Bench or Pocket Strop is a versatile sharpener that can be used in the field or on the workbench. It is easy to carry in a coat pocket or back back. The leather on one side is pre-loaded with black compound (course grit) and the other side is pre-loaded with green compound (fine grit). It comes in a heavy plastic sleeve which can be used to store it. It is 6" long, by 2" wide, by 5/8" thick.