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  1. William Rodgers.

    by , 05-12-2012 at 01:48 PM
    William Rodgers.

    The cutler's name and its trademark - a picture of a mincing knife and the words "I CUT MY WAY" - proved popular in the late 19th and into the 20th century. Apparently, the firm was established in 1830 and by 1852 had located to St.Thomas Street(when William was about 35 years old). William Rodgers was listed in the 1852 directory, making spring knives, and blades, springs and scales. In the 1861 ...
  2. Camille Pagé.

    by , 05-01-2012 at 09:18 PM
    Camille Pagé (1844-1917) - cutler and encyclopaedist, who made a great work. He collected since 1896 to 1904 all info about profession in six volumes.

    Pages with razors from Camille Pagé books:

    Updated 05-01-2012 at 09:26 PM by manah

    History of razors manufacturers.
  3. Gerbruder Krusius.

    by , 04-28-2012 at 10:23 PM
    Primrose trademark was used by Gebrüder Krusius (Krusius Brothers) company. The company was founded in 1856, in Solingen. In about 1889, Ewald Krusius and some other members of the family opened an import agency in New York City at 321 Broadway.
    In 1894, they moved to 373 Broadway, and by 1906 were at 296 Broadway. They remained at that address until after 1916.
    Hulda Krusius joined the import firm, and after the death of Ewald, the firm was moved to 11 First Street, Weehawken, New Jersey. ...

    Updated 12-24-2012 at 11:02 PM by manah

    History of razors manufacturers.
  4. Diamond Plates VS Naguras

    by , 04-22-2012 at 11:11 AM
    [COLOR=#000000][FONT=Times]I know many will maybe disagree with me but her you go :)
    [FONT=Times]I’ve always been against using diamond plates on Fine Japanese Natural Stones for making slurry![/FONT][/COLOR]
    [COLOR=#000000][FONT=Times]Below, I outline the most obvious pros and cons of using either. With this information you can then decide for yourself what you want to use on your hard Japanese Natural Stones. :)[/FONT][/COLOR]

    [COLOR=#000000][FONT=Times][B][U]Diamond ...

    Updated 04-22-2012 at 11:16 AM by maxim207

  5. Random Thoughts on Straight Razor Shaving

    by , 04-21-2012 at 11:01 PM
    Many factors may influence the various facets of straight razor shaving and these are typically well, and repeatedly, discussed throughout the forum. Honing, stropping, technique, lathering... these all have had, and will no doubt continue to have, very thorough and close thought applied to them by the many and varied members of SRP. However, there is one important aspect of the topics of discussion that is always overlooked (or at least under-thought), and that is of role of stochastic or random ...
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