Good ole tried-and-true 100% cowhide.
Suede offers a flexible wrap with good durability, decent pain-dampening thickness, and good puncture protection. Suede is a lighter wrap as compared to heavier leather.
4" x 10" suede bending wraps
Made from 1.3 to 1.6 mm thick cowhide
Current supply is RED
Learn how to wrap short steel
For more information about how to wrap up a piece of steel, I recommend Jan Heller's wrapping tutorial.
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