Straight Razor Place Forum

Welcome to the Straight Razor Place Forum.

  1. Welcome Center Threads / Posts  Last Post

    A place for new members to ask questions, get advice, or request mentor assistance

    1. Get help getting started. Be sure to introduce yourself in the introductions subforum.

      Moderators:

      1. gugi,
      2. Bill S

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 19,161
      • Posts: 202,842

      Last Post:

    2. Post your questions, comments, and suggestions concerning site operation to the Moderators, Admins or Webmaster here.

      Moderators:

      1. Bruno,
      2. gugi

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 1,448
      • Posts: 15,859

      Last Post:

      no longer getting emails from... Go to last post

      by

      08-21-2016, 08:05 PM

  2. Shaving Techniques Threads / Posts  Last Post

    How to shave with a straight razor and best use your equipment

    1. Discussions on preparing your face for shaving

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 483
      • Posts: 8,875

      Last Post:

      Feedback on Castle Forbes... Go to last post

      by

      07-31-2016, 12:16 PM

    2. Discussions on shaving with a straight razor

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 4,193
      • Posts: 63,286

      Last Post:

      Wipe or rinse? Go to last post

      Today, 06:21 PM

    3. Discussions on shaving with single edge (SE) and double edge (DE) razors

      Moderators:

      1. Bill S,
      2. thebigspendur

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 1,484
      • Posts: 17,909

      Last Post:

      Question What SE blades for a Gem? Go to last post

      by

      Today, 12:02 PM

    4. Discussions on shaving with single edge (SE) razors using disposable blades.

      Moderators:

      1. Bill S,
      2. thebigspendur

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 145
      • Posts: 1,852

      Last Post:

      Should i get a Feather DX? Go to last post

      by

      08-21-2016, 12:04 PM

    5. The bald and the beautiful

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 54
      • Posts: 795

      Last Post:

      BBS...on your head? Go to last post

      by

      08-25-2016, 12:38 AM

    6. Discussions on caring for your face after shaving

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 344
      • Posts: 5,460

      Last Post:

      Best Moisturising Aftershave... Go to last post

      by

      08-20-2016, 02:54 AM

  3. Shaving Equipment Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Tools needed for straight shaving, and reviews of these tools

    1. Discuss everything about razors here: their history, manufacturers, sizes and types, models, blade & scale materials, daily care and rust prevention, sanitizing agents, etc.

      Sub-Forums:

      1. Razor Clubs

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 13,391
      • Posts: 162,928

      Last Post:

    2. Exchange information here about classic barber hones, waterstones, natural stones, leather hones, etc. Discussions on using these hones are held in the Honing forum.

      Moderators:

      1. JimmyHAD

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 5,132
      • Posts: 77,501

      Last Post:

    3. Discuss topics related to all types and styles of strops -- how to condition & care for them, the details/merits of various strop styles, materials, pastes, etc. Discussions on using these strops are held in the Stropping forum.

      Moderators:

      1. Maximilian

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 2,187
      • Posts: 24,503

      Last Post:

    4. Use this forum to exchange information about brushes, mugs, scuttles, soap containers, hot pots, etc.

      Moderators:

      1. thebigspendur

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 2,206
      • Posts: 27,420

      Last Post:

      Saponificio varesino Go to last post

      by

      Today, 12:15 AM

    5. Discussions of shaving soaps and shaving creams

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 3,277
      • Posts: 41,818

      Last Post:

    6. Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 1,199
      • Posts: 17,096

      Last Post:

      Clubman Friday Go to last post

      Yesterday, 03:08 AM

    7. Everything shaving related that does not fit into any of the other forums in this section

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 766
      • Posts: 9,826

      Last Post:

      A Single Man's Bathroom Go to last post

      Yesterday, 04:10 AM

  4. Maintenance, Repair, and Restoration Threads / Posts  Last Post

    How to get and keep razors in shave-ready condition

    1. How to use strops

      Moderators:

      1. Birnando

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 2,288
      • Posts: 25,309

      Last Post:

      Question So What Are YOU Stropping... Go to last post

      by

      08-25-2016, 04:06 AM

    2. How to use hones

      Moderators:

      1. JimmyHAD,
      2. gssixgun

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 7,698
      • Posts: 101,672

      Last Post:

      To tape or not to tape Go to last post

      Today, 06:24 PM

    3. This forum is for information regarding anything having to do with cleaning, repair, and restoration of straight razors.

      Moderators:

      1. gssixgun,
      2. Maximilian

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 8,154
      • Posts: 97,919

      Last Post:

      What are you working on? Go to last post

      Today, 06:48 PM

    4. Making and repair of shaving brushes

      Moderators:

      1. thebigspendur

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 594
      • Posts: 8,654

      Last Post:

      Reporting for Duty Go to last post

      by

      Yesterday, 03:02 AM

  5. The Gallery Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Eye candy

    1. Show off your work here!

      Moderators:

      1. gssixgun,
      2. Maximilian

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 4,959
      • Posts: 67,277

      Last Post:

    2. Display your recent acquisitions here!

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 4,978
      • Posts: 49,358

      Last Post:

      A couple acquisition's Go to last post

      Today, 06:08 PM

    3. Had a good shave? Share your setup with the rest of the forum. Pictures welcome!

      Moderators:

      1. Maximilian

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 603
      • Posts: 80,898

      Last Post:

      Thumbs up Sun August 28th - Sat... Go to last post

      Today, 06:19 PM

  6. The Mall Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Share information and comments about specific items currently listed on various external auction sites, classifieds, etc.

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 3,851
      • Posts: 43,892

      Last Post:

      Collins round safety razor. Go to last post

      Yesterday, 09:07 PM

    2. Where commercial vendors may promote their stores

      Moderators:

      1. Bruno,
      2. gugi

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 667
      • Posts: 6,874

      Last Post:

  7. The Parlour Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. This used to be the general forum. Discuss everything related to razors and shaving that is not topical to the individual forums: razors in movies, experiences, etc.

      Moderators:

      1. thebigspendur,
      2. coachmike

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 7,589
      • Posts: 93,332

      Last Post:

    2. This is a forum to discuss some of our other passions. Cigars, pipes, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, food, knives, guns, books, dogs, pens, watches, etc.

      Moderators:

      1. Bill S,
      2. lz6

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 2,319
      • Posts: 87,990

      Last Post:

    3. Forums dedicated to specific geographic areas

      Forum Actions:

      Forum Statistics:

      • Threads: 528
      • Posts: 7,338

      Last Post:

      Naniwa superstones Go to last post

      by

      08-03-2016, 07:18 AM

What's Going On?

Today's BirthdaysToday's Birthdays

  1. Banners,
  2. crichton (46),
  3. ClassicMarine (38),
  4. zach (33),
  5. stdreb27

Straight Razor Place Forum StatisticsStraight Razor Place Forum Statistics

Threads
118,668
Posts
1,600,743
Members
45,243

Welcome to our newest member, Mikewood

Blogs
34
Entries
113
Last 24 Hours
0

Latest Blog Entry, Is it possible that absolute sharpness in not always best? by Geezer

Icon LegendIcon Legend

Contains unread forum posts
Contains unread forum posts
Contains no unread forum posts
Contains no unread forum posts
Forum is a category
Forum is a category
Forum is a Link
Forum is a Link