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    by Published on 06-23-2019 11:50 PM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    5/8th Gotta ‘Super Fine’
    Vie Long horse hair
    MdC Vetyver

    by Published on 10-03-2017 03:29 AM
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    2. Straight Razor History


    What we have today is a rare look at the making of a Charlie Lewis straight razor. A few individuals have the pleasure of owning a straight razor made by Charlie Lewis; with this video we all have opportunity to see this professional at work.

    Thank you Charlie Lewis for sharing this video with us.

    Lewis Razors: Primitive Blades For Modern Times.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    by Published on 06-21-2019 03:30 PM
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    DMT or ATOMA

    A discussion on the two diamond plates


    by Published on 02-24-2017 04:30 AM
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    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,,,,
    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 Palace 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.

    George F. Rohr & Co.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,

    by Published on 04-29-2017 04:39 AM
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    Straight Razor Palace 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 11-28-2017 11:00 PM
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    In recent years, the traditional straight razor has exploded in popularity around the world. Vintage razors, new productions, and even straight razors with replaceable blades, all have awakened a new passion in those still holding onto the wet shaving tradition. This rise in popularity also has sparked a new demand for custom-made straight razors that sometimes become works of functional art. Max Sprecher is one of a number of master craftsmen producing exceptional custom straight razors. I spoke with Max about his work.

    OBIE: You come from the Belgian world of art and culture, a long way from the Max Sprecher custom made razor in Las Vegas. Connect the dots.

    MAX: I’ve been straight shaving on and off for quit some time, 32 years to be exact. I bought my first razor at the age of 18 at a hunting store in Antwerp, where I was living at the time.

    OBIE: What was the razor?

    MAX: Puma.

    OBIE: How did you learn to use the straight?

    MAX: I had to master everything myself. And a local barber guided ...
    by Published on 08-04-2018 10:29 PM
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    2. Monthly Beginner's Tips

    I've been SR shaving for a few years, but have had to take a break and now am back. Last night as I shaved with a razor I hadn't used in a while I found myself thinking about when I first started with a SR as opposed to now. Although I have experience, I'm rusty, but all went well, and I found myself wondering what the biggest difference was.
    by Published on 02-16-2019 04:03 AM
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    2. Blasts from the Past

    CA Finish By Gssixgun

    A primer on using super glue as a finish on wood scales


    I am going to take some time and give you some hints and tricks to doing these finishes...

    Basically you goop it on, let it dry, and sand no really that is it...

    OK here are a few hints...

    Sand your wood ...

  • Recent Forum Posts


    Snail slime!

    Well next time just slap some of that slime on your chops. Every silver lining and all that.
    I did eat a slug for a drunken bet once, maybe that's

    markbignosekelly Today, 09:30 AM Go to last post

    Sun June 23rd - Sat June 29th

    Razor: GEM Micromatic Pushbutton
    Blade: GEM
    Brush: Yaqi Tuxedo
    Pre-shave: Proraso
    Soap: Proraso
    Balm: Proraso

    Obie Today, 09:12 AM Go to last post

    Sun June 23rd - Sat June 29th

    For 25 June to 30 June 2019

    Brush - Muhle Retro badger
    Soap - DR Harris Arlington
    Razor - Ed Wusthof Trident/Barbers

    BobH Today, 08:05 AM Go to last post

    Snail slime!

    I crushed a slug the other day whilst wheeling my motorcycle out.
    I did apologise..
    Not sure how this fits in with your thread though

    JOB15 Today, 06:52 AM Go to last post

    Sun June 23rd - Sat June 29th

    24 June 2019

    * Blackbird Polished SB 101
    * Wizamet Iridium Super
    * WSP 2-Band + Oscar11 Aquamarine C7
    * Mystic Water

    celestino Today, 05:50 AM Go to last post

    Arkansas Stones

    Thanks for that info and compliments .
    I will give your method a bash this week. Then I will try it over again with the Translucent.

    JOB15 Today, 04:57 AM Go to last post
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