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    by Published on 11-19-2018 11:00 AM

    Hello everyone,

    I am excited to inform you that we are changing our name to Sharp Razor Palace.
    by Published on 12-15-2018 11:21 PM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    Razor: Fritz Bracht Dovo 13/16
    Strop: Sabre of France and Mastro Livi loom
    Brush: Plisson Evolution White
    Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
    Soap: Martin de Candre
    Balm: Castle Forbes lavender
    Finale: Terre D'Hermes

    by Published on 12-15-2018 01:51 AM
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    2. Blasts from the Past

    Pinning Scales
    Some notes on pinning scales and a tutorial by Glen (gssixgun)
    https://sharprazorpalace.com/worksho...ml#post1083063 ...
    by Published on 10-03-2017 04:29 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 02-24-2017 05:30 AM
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    2. Honing

    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 02:49 AM
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    2. Before & After

    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 05:39 AM
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    2. Honing


    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 11-29-2017 12:00 AM
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    2. Obie's Conversations

    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: Iíve 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 11:29 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 09-01-2018 04:33 PM  Number of Views: 236 
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    2. Blasts from the Past

    A short thread on stropping with video and a science mag article

    Link to the thread


  • Recent Forum Posts


    We Have Skills Too !!

    Looks great Tim.

    You should be proud.


    petercp4e Today, 12:17 AM Go to last post


    Well, your work surely looks nice! And, of course, welcome to SRP!

    dimab Yesterday, 11:57 PM Go to last post


    do we know each other. We communicate. not more. I make razors 4-5 per year, Art Razor a lot, therefore not competitors

    arma Yesterday, 11:50 PM Go to last post

    We Have Skills Too !!

    I’m very excited my casting metal. It looks like a very specific process and should be a lot of fun.

    RezDog Yesterday, 11:49 PM Go to last post

    We Have Skills Too !!

    It is as done as it is going to be.

    32t Yesterday, 11:46 PM Go to last post

    Tsushima Blue Ocean

    I purchased this on Amazon, time to let it go cheaply: $60 including shipping CONUS.

    8" x 3.25" x 1"


    jeffus Yesterday, 11:31 PM Go to last post
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