Time for the big Wade and Butcher.
Gem Heavy Flat Top,
Crazy brush with Sterling Island Man.
Hit the cuticle edge with a .25 diamond-sprayed strop. Upped the sharp factor a bit, while still feeling good! I was concerned.
Can a shave be oxymoronic? Did I just make up a word?
Klass Tornblom, Eskiltuna with scales by Acer, New Taipei City.
2-band badger knot with handle by Momo laying down Stirling Alighieri soap, running slick(s).
Schick Stick handling the edging and a Gillette Fat Boy for a fat head!
I know that, like myself, many here like to preserve some of the natural "charm" of the old razors we collect and use. Most of my restorations begin with Flitz and 000 steel wool and many end there. Here's a Clover "Red Man," that I spent less than 10 minutes on using one application of that...
I fold up squares of paper towel, just like turning, I believe. Then I do 4 or 5 coats, sand it flat (or almost flat) with 600 wet. 4 or 5 more, then sand 600 to 1.5k and Novus on the buffer. I like to sand the second coats completely flat with the 600 (usually wiping dry to check it several...
Hard to comprehend that with that little pile of cool woods at my disposal, I would be working with some rock hard China pallet wood! I wanted to see what it looked like, so I hacked out a pair of scales. Turns out, I like them enough to put a well- used Pipe Razor in them. Still some work to...