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    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.

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

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  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

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    2. Discussions on shaving with a straight razor

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

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

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    5. The bald and the beautiful

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    6. Discussions on caring for your face after shaving

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  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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    5. Discussions of shaving soaps and shaving creams

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

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

    How to get and keep razors in shave-ready condition

    1. How to use strops

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    2. How to use hones

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

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    4. Making and repair of shaving brushes

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  5. The Gallery Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Eye candy

    1. Show off your work here!

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    2. Display your recent acquisitions here!

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

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  6. The Mall Threads / Posts  Last Post

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

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    2. Where commercial vendors may promote their stores

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  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.

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    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.

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