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    by Published on 07-26-2017 03:08 PM
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    Shave of the Day- July 26, 2017:
    Pre: Hot Shower & Osma Preshave Oil;
    Brush: Rubberset 200-2 in Silvertip Badger;
    Strop: Kanayama 70000
    Razor: dubl 🦆 🦆 duck Stainless (5/8ths, full hollow);
    Soap: Barrister and Mann Reserve Spice;
    Post: Thayers Witch Hazel;
    AS: Barrister and Mann Reserve Spice;
    Balm: Proraso White Pre/Post shave balm

    by Published on 01-29-2017 12:36 PM
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    The straight razor world not only carries a colorful ritual, but it also has a colorful history. Straight Razor Place Mentor and historian Martin103 gives us a glimpse into the story of the straight razor.

    OBIE: What is the history of the western style straight razor? When did they come into use, as we know them?

    MARTIN: There is plenty of evidence found on paintings and illustrations going back to the 15th Century. ...
    by Published on 04-29-2017 04:39 AM
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    2. Honing


    Straight Razor Place members created a thread on the forum that highlights the hones that are used on their razors. Hones of all types are shown in use, from man-made to naturals. Drop in from time to time and see what hones are currently being used, not to mention some beautiful razors.

    "Hone Of The Day"

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,

    by Published on 02-24-2017 01:49 AM
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    One of the many pleasures experienced in the shave community, is the use of equipment that is often decades or centuries old. Possibly the greatest pleasure is experienced by the individuals who take these icons of yesteryear and breathe life back into them. Restoration professionals take their work seriously and deliver to us a gift that will keep on giving for decades to come.

    Straight Razor Place is fortunate to have many restoration professionals in it's membership. Keep an eye on this article, as it will often highlight their remarkable work. To see this restoration process, follow the link below.

    Triton 7/8 Restoration

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,

    by Published on 02-24-2017 04:30 AM
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    2. Honing

    Honing with a Nagura stone is a method that many of us shy away from; probably due to a lack of understanding in their history and use. Follow the link below to an article written by Straight Razor Place member Mainaman where you can get some insight into this method of honing.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,

  • Recent Forum Posts


    shaving across the neck

    Me Too!
    I've found to ether do the sything maneuver or lately I've been just going at a 45 degree angle and buffing. It gets it all just fine. Although

    Gasman Today, 12:24 AM Go to last post

    What Do You Have In The Mail Right Now?

    Ralf Aust 6/8 Spanish Point w/ African Blackwood scales. Also in the package is some CrOx spray, razor oil, and a 3" Roo Strop leather to replace

    Demetrius Today, 12:23 AM Go to last post

    What are you working on?

    That and Bokers. Cant make up my mind so I'll just collect one of each till I got them all. Ha. Thanks Rez.
    That was today's project being my Sunday.

    Gasman Today, 12:16 AM Go to last post

    What are you working on?

    I think half hollow is a good description. Looking good too. You just might get hooked on Henckels. It is a little more expensive than hooked on phonics

    RezDog Today, 12:06 AM Go to last post

    What are you working on?

    If you remember, I got this Henckel about a month ago. The scales had shrunk and the blade would not close without hitting the wedge. It was NOS and still

    Gasman Today, 12:03 AM Go to last post

    Honing a stainless steel blade

    I am happy you are enjoying it.

    ktinch Yesterday, 11:57 PM Go to last post
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