making angle guides is easy
fold a piece of paper with a square corner so the adjacent sides meet
|\ ---> |\
one fold = 45 deg (hard working tools, micro bevels)
two fold = 22.5 deg (standard pocket/hunting knives)
three fold = 11.25 (fine work knives, skinning/filet knives)
Would add a couple of cotton balls and map the growth of your beard if you haven't already. This will add so much understanding to why you are getting irritation/stubble in the wrong places when you are shaving. Some books/websearching on how blades work also would not be a bad idea. Knives...
I have finally hit a balance:
I run a wee scott (works good for both travel and home) ~20
Merkur Slant ~40
Lab blues (have bought enough to keep me for a couple of decades) bought at 9¢/blade each are good for 2-3 shaves
Took to face lathering so no need for a lather cup
I'm a big fan of a bowl of porasso at $10 It will likely last you a year or more, depending on your habits. And that really is the question, how long will 12 sticks of arko last? Or are you looking to group buy with a bunch of folks near you? Also how much space do you have to store all that...