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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 01-17-2019 11:00 PM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    Hot Shower
    Bushy Badger Brush
    OLEO, King of Oud
    Imperial Razor, 6/8, full hollow
    Captain's Choice Sandalwood Balm

    by Published on 01-04-2019 06:09 PM
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    2. Blasts from the Past

    Razors are like women

    Some funny observations on women and razors.

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    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.

  • Recent Forum Posts


    Good Razor Sharpening/Reapir Service

    You have made a fine decision.. Brad his wife & crew are top notch.. Their business is within 4hrs drive so have visited a number of times..They will

    TCMichigander Today, 06:04 AM Go to last post

    What are you listening to?

    Another really cool one worth checking out, Oz. Synthstrom Audible // Deluge.

    Oh all those pretty colors. I want to delve into music here

    Speedster Today, 05:51 AM Go to last post

    Different stones for different metals

    it's an interesting idea. I would totally agree that a skilled should be able to get a high quality edge off of any high quality hone, but maybe more

    ppetresen Today, 05:40 AM Go to last post

    Newbie question

    humidity should not affect the leather, I would say quite the oposite... maybe the hardware parts on some strops could be affected in a very humid environment,

    gabrielcr78 Today, 05:09 AM Go to last post

    Gabrielcr78 Kangaroo strop

    thanks for the kind words my friend,l'm glad you liked it and I hope you enjoy it several years!


    gabrielcr78 Today, 04:45 AM Go to last post

    What are you working on?

    Every one of these, gave me the most comfortable shaves I've ever had. Not to say I don't have other razors that shave as nice, but razors from this

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