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    by Published on 11-13-2019 06:14 PM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    ~Henckels #14~
    ~Red Imp 700C~
    ~Texas 2-Band~
    ~Proraso Red~

    by Published on 10-21-2019 06:22 PM
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    2. Featured Shave of the Day

    SRD Roo.
    Oleo Pucker.
    Double Duck, Boar.
    Truefitt and Hill, Sandalwood Balm.

    by Published on 11-04-2019 04:29 PM
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    2. Blasts from the Past
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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 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 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,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • Recent Forum Posts


    5 blades for Movember

    @Bruno If Randy doesn't take you up on that offer I will.

    32t Today, 10:14 PM Go to last post

    Hone of the Day

    Well the clear water finishing didn’t change things up that much, but the ‘seaweed’ stone is a little bit better I think, though both

    Steve56 Today, 10:10 PM Go to last post

    Vintage Razor photos.

    Hoppe and Henckels had a business relationship for a while. I have a Henckels Hoppe 14 also as well as one only marked Hoppe.

    RezDog Today, 10:08 PM Go to last post

    Vintage Razor photos.

    I think others used a violin although I could be wrong on that but the circular writing on the face I've seen before on Ibberson's and it has that Ibberson's

    JOB15 Today, 10:08 PM Go to last post

    Sunday November 10 ~ Saturday November 16

    Prep: Cold water
    Razor : Koraat 8/8 (1/4 hollow)
    Lather: Saponificio Varesino Cubebe
    Brush: Leonidam Molten Sapphire

    shadowman12 Today, 10:03 PM Go to last post

    What are you working on?

    It looks like you’ve been busy Jerry

    RezDog Today, 10:01 PM Go to last post
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