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    WORKSHOP:SOTD:CUSTOMS Maximilian's Avatar
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    Thumbs up Sun August 11th - Sat August 17th

    Location: 36° 0'5"N - 115° 15' 21"W
    Razor: C.V. Heljestrand Stainless
    Brush: Thäter
    Lather: Edwin Jagger pre shave + sandalwood
    Astringent: Thayers Witch Hazel
    Nourishing: Edwin Jagger Sandalwood

    Result: I've been using the Edwin Jagger pre shave cream lately and before tossing my own 2 cents on the performance, I wanted to make sure it was worth purchasing. I have to say for me personally it's a gift from heaven considering I have very sensitive skin. It has given me the smoothest, closest and irritation free shaves ever. Each and every shave has been flawless. As to the razor itself. Talk about a sharp stainless steel Swedish razor!

    Another early bird SOTD. Going out again to party hard tonight and if it's a repeat from last night I won't be home before sunrise. It is Vegas after all.

    Enjoy the new week gents!

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    Default TOBS and Lucky Tiger

    Razor: Pumeto 6/8
    Brush: 24mm silvertip custom
    Prep: Hot Shower - Lucky Tiger Face Wash
    Lather: TOBS Jermyn Street Collection Shaving Cream
    Scuttle: Georgetown Pottery G20 Opal
    Post: Lucky Tiger After Shave Face Conditioner
    Edc: TOBS Eton College Collection

    Result: A fantastic, calm, easygoing shave today. The combination of TOBS and Lucky Tiger always brings a smile to SWMBO, which brings a smile to me. The razor performed very well, and a 3 pass, warm shave was wonderful. (The G20 was a recent BD Gift. )

    Have a great Sunday everyone!


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    Prep face wash L'Occitane cedarwood soap
    Razor Eiko YSK - 2 full hollow 13/16
    Strop Kanayama cordovan #8000
    Brush M & F L7 in faux Tortoiseshell
    Mondial bergamot & neroli Italian soap
    Alum & Thayers rose & aloe toner.
    Kielhs aftershave balm
    Kiehl's original musk blend No 1 Edt

    A first shave for this NOS Japanese Eiko razor, all I will say is join the team Eiko you made the cut.

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    Default Sunday

    Prep: Hot shower
    Brush: Martinez' Custom: Chess King w/ 26mm silver tip badger
    Soap: Truefitt & Hill: Luxury Shaving Soap
    Strop: Tony Miller Heirloom tri-strop (3x25)
    Razor: E. A. Berg - Berg's Special / Shark
    ASB: Mama Bear's Aged Spice

    Slow, comfortable and relaxing shave.

    "Cheap Tools Is Misplaced Economy. Always buy the best and highest grade of razors, hones and strops. Then you are prepared to do the best work."
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    Senior Member blabbermouth
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    Prep = None
    Soap - Kiss My Face
    Brush - Muhle XL synthetic
    Strop - Neil Miller 3 inch Cordovan leather/English linen
    Razor - Malteser
    Post - Alum block
    AS - Aqua Velva Ice Blue

    Cold water face lathered shave. The Kiss My Face is a very good soap Too bad it was buried in the women's cosmetics where the wife found it. I think the are missing the boat and should market a version called Kiss My A== for the men's shaving section. It is too good a soap to be missed.

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    Prep: Hot shower – followed by Vitos pre-post-shave cream
    SC: Acqua Di Parma
    Brush: Rooney Style 3 Size 1 (Small) Faux Tortoise “Super Silvertip Badger”
    Strop: SRD Premium IV Bridle Leather--50 fabric; 60 leather
    Razor: 5/8” Puma “High Class”
    Toner: Thayer’s “Original” Witch Hazel w/ Aloe Vera
    ASB: Geo. F. Trumper “Coral” Skin Food
    EDC: Acqua Di Parma

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    Cold Water
    Frank Shaving Silvertip
    Tabula rasa Vetiver&Tangerine
    Henckels Friodur 17 - 7/8"
    Thayers After Shave + BayRum "Sailor Jerry"

    Good morning and good Sunday !!

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    Razor – Adamantine Edge
    Brush – Pixelfixed custom boar
    Soap – Green Mountain Cheaha
    AST – OSMA Alum
    AS – Geezer Wheezers Homemade Bay Rum- w/Tonka bean infusion

    This was a light restoration the blond horn scales are clean and intact with no flea bites. The blade was what I was after, no pitting was present. The Adamantine smiling wedge honed up nice and even with no tape. A great vintage shaver brought back for a pleasant wedge shave.
    Have a nice week!
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