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    by Published on 01-19-2017 08:36 PM
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    *SWK xl scuttle
    *Shavemac LE TSR xmas 2015 2 band
    * Fon #88 6/8
    * Prorasso green pre shave
    *LPL ceder & patchouli
    *Pinaud bay rum
    *Prep asb

    by Published on 12-31-2016 08:01 AM
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    The great Gillette double edge safety razors ruled for decades before the modern safety razors such as the Merkur, Muhle, Edwin Jagger, Parker and others appeared. In the past few years, with the growing trend in traditional wet shaving, we’ve also seen a small explosion of stainless steel safety razors, both double edge and single edge. The Feather, Pils, Tradere, iKon, Weber and Cobra were some of the earliest. Then came a parade of other stainless steel and aluminum razors: Above the Tie, Mongoose, Alumigoose, Wolfman, Timeless, Rockwell and The General, among others.
    Stan Hickam, of Tennessee, launched Above the Tie stainless steel safety razors in 2011. These are superb shaving razors, ...
    by Published on 12-26-2016 03:09 AM
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    Welcome,
    This year the shaving community lost a member, who created products that made our shaving experience a more enjoyable one. This member was Master Brush Maker, William Barber. He was known to the shaving community as Pixelfixed, member of Straight Razor Place. Follow the link in this article to a page where you can enjoy the craftsmanship that William Barber put into his creation of the shave brush.
    A Tribute To Master Brush Maker William Barber

    Enjoy the journey ,,,,,,


    by Published on 11-17-2016 04:21 AM
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    There are some beautiful Sheffield straight razors in this photograph below. Many of you reading this article now, probably have a few similar to the razors pictured here. Have you wondered who actually made them?
    Follow the link below to the article "Who Made That?" written by Zak Jarvis of The Shivering Beggar.
    Enjoy the journey,,,,

    by Published on 11-23-2016 11:57 PM
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    Welcome,,,
    Here is a nice article written about the city of Thiers, France and it's contributions to the world in the category of cutlery. The article was written by Straight Razor Place member; Martin103.
    Enjoy the read,,,,

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