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    by Published on 01-23-2020 06:03 PM
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    Razor: Garibaldi 13/16
    Strop: Tony Miller/Mastro Livi
    Brush: Thater-OneBlade 24mm silvertip
    Pre-shave: Castle Forbes
    Cream: OneBlade lavender
    Balm: OneBlade lavender
    Finale: Pecksniff's
    by Published on 12-22-2019 06:16 PM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    10/8 Tungsten, Rigarazor. Gifted by Dieseld
    SRD Roo.
    Castle Forbes, Limes.
    Brush by Benz.
    Captains Choice, Limes.

    A farewell shave,. May we meet on the other side.
    by Published on 01-17-2020 01:39 PM
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    2. Blasts from the Past

    Why Do I Need a Coticle?

    A good read on coticles

    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 11-04-2019 04:29 PM
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    Cell Rot


    I have already lost a lovely razor because cell rot. Back then I wasnít aware of the disease at all and the diagnosis was made in this forum. ...
    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 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,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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    M.E. Reppenhagen Diamondine No. 7

    Kees, my friend,
    Thanks for the kind words. Yes, it is a sweet shaver. I’ve never heard of the name, and I took a chance on it when purchasing.

    Obie Today, 08:01 PM Go to last post

    M.E. Reppenhagen Diamondine No. 7

    Still available? Come on newbs and rookies: Obie is a respected member, if he sells a good shaver for that money you are well advised to jump on it.

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