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    by Published on 09-21-2019 05:10 PM
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    Shumate Razor
    Proraso Red Cream
    Master Bay Rum AS
    AOS Badge
    by Published on 08-12-2019 05:14 PM
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    Heljestrand MK32
    Strop Martin J. Rubin 4601 New York
    Muhle Fibre Silvertip XL
    SV Tundra Artica
    SV Tundra Artica Balm
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver Edp
    by Published on 09-10-2019 09:53 PM
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    Last time I made some 'roo strops I promised Robin (BeBerlin) that I would put together a little photo tutorial if I were to ever do it again. Well, I have done it again and, true to my word, here is a little photo tutorial.

    Step 1. Get some leather.

    How to make a STROP

    https://sharprazorpalace.com/stroppi...tml#post375525 ...
    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: 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 10:29 PM
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    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 03:29 AM
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    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.

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    by Published on 02-16-2019 04:03 AM
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    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 ...