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  1. So, you are having problems with learning to use a straight razor...

    by , 02-07-2012 at 04:01 PM
    I can only hope that this thread will help out. It has been on my mind to post this for a while and wasn't sure if I wanted to "Blog" it or write it here...I may do both in efforts to reach more new shavers. Inform yourself There is a LOT of information out there on "how to shave with a straight razor", but not all of it is good information or the information may not be good for you. While helping a number of new shavers get over a hurdle of some sorts a new shaver has mentioned ...
  2. Lapping Question

    by , 07-25-2011 at 03:16 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by TopCat View Post
    Thanks to all for the reassurance and excellent advice! Had a go today, and i very highly recommend the DMT 325 (DC8) which performed exceptionally as a lapper, making quick work on the Chosera 1k, and Naniwa 5, 8, and 12k. Probably spent an hour total on all four. Now on to the fun part...learning to hone!
    You have a great set of stones to learn off of. Hopefully you can find someone relatively close to you so that they could teach you the basics. Best of luck and if I can help don't ...
  3. Nakayama Maruichi Honyama Asagi

    by , 07-23-2011 at 01:30 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by maxim207 View Post
    Hi Alex

    I think you misudestand me, you are right !

    But I was talking about stones avelleble now for razors, sword polishers use some "soft stones" comperd to ones we use for razors !! And they use them on much softer steel, tamahagene sword are made from much softer steel then any of us think And for that steel softer stones is much better and give more contrast to the hamon and makes that sandblasted finish. I did some polish on mine Tamahagene knife with
  4. Dovo Bergischer Lowe!!! :D

    by , 07-15-2011 at 07:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by sigit666 View Post
    I love this razor, I just wish they make the 6/8, that'll be perfect
    I agree with you whole-heartedly!