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    Thumbs up Wood handled shave brushes

    First off I wouldlove to see your wooden handled brushes. If there is wood in it I want to seeit here, be it store-bought/in-the-works/re-knotted/restored/custom. In advancethank you.

    As promised way last year here is what I have been working on. First is theevil brush that started all this. Didn't like the knot, too floppy & coarseso I bought another one and changed it. Been at it ever since. Some of theselooked like drift wood off the beach and I thought I was nuts. Still working onrestoring the lettering. Need some more brushes to practice on. Heh! he! he!


    Col Ichabod Conk - Pure - 20mm x 60mm
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    Col Ichabod Conk - HMW - 20mm x 51mm
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    Rubberset 4 - HMW - 28mm x 50mm
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    Whiting-Adams - HMW- 24mm x 50mm
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    Horn Collar - HMW - 20mm x 50mm
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    Certifyd 5/3 - HMW - 24/22mm x 50mm
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    Oak Collar - Silver Tip - 20mm x 50mm
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    Hess Barber Deluxe 3 - HMW - 24mm x 50mm
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    Chicago - HMW - 22mm x 50mm
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    Century 4 - HMW - 22mm x 50mm
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    Albright Rubberset Aluminum Collar - HMW - 19mm x 50mm
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    Whiting-AdamsMetal Collar - Silver Tip - 18.5mm x 50mm
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    Sterilized - HMW - 20mm x 50mm
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    I have Ebony and lignum Vitae brushs I made 15 yrs ago,are still in fine shape.
    CAUTION
    Dangerous within 1 Mile

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    You have done very nice work! I agree that wood handles seem to be a vintage pleasure brought up to date. Thank you!

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    Every single one of those is awesome!! I love the old barber style handles and looks like you do too. Very cool thread here.
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    Fantastic collection sir. Love the various shapes of handle. And the HMW knots, gorgeous.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Gave me some ideas for future shapes.
    Cheers.
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    I didn't think keep before pictures. I will with the next batch. Here's the horn collar brush. It was in good shape compared to others. Had no idea it was horn till started cleaning.

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    A few customs that are wood,,, I have a couple custom boars I'll post later;

    38mm Custom Badger Koolabah Burl-Lignum Vitae-Ebony 83mm In Height By William Barber

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    24mm Custom Badger Brush & Ebony Maccasser Brazilian Gabon Sterling Silver-William Barber

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    24mm Custom Bacote & Lignum Vitae By Andrew Moss of Canada

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    Those are some fine looking brushes!! My brushes are all acrylic or aluminum but I have a nice wood handled brush in my future��

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    Here is one I found a couple of months ago. Haven't done anything to it although I might just send it out to have it redone and re-knotted.

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    I really like wood-handled brushes. Painted, vintage, custom, whatever.
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