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Just tried this natural Turkish Shave Soap .I bought the Bay Rum scented version .I found the sent to be medium in strength.You call smell it during the shave and about 1/2 hour after .Soap Lathered fairly quickly in about 30-45 seconds .I used a Zenith Boar brush and a Georgetown Scuttle . Soap...
Went to shave with my Tiger 49 this morning .She was in storage in a silicone sleeve.Cell rot has started to eat my poor Tiger .I pulled the scales off and put them in the trash .Was able to save the silver Tiger inlay.I coated the blade with breakfree oil and will sand and hone the blade this...
Finally got around to shaving with the Henkel Seven day Set .Posting the results .
Sat Escher Super Smooth Finish
Sun Apache Almost as Smooth as the Escher
Mon Welsh Slate Soft Keen edge .Just a little behind the Escher
Tue Blue/Green Thuri Soft as the Escher
Wed Nakayama J-Nat Very Keen and...
Just finished restoring this seven day set .Set was not in bad shape.Razors just need a little Cleaning and Polishing .I honed the razors on Sharpton Glass up to 16 K .Than I finished each day of the week with a different Natural Stone .
Mon Welsh Slate
Tue Blue/Green Thuri...
Picked this razor up for $3.00 Blade only .Original owner could not hone it to a shave ready edge .
Razor was made by P. Fritiss in Paris . Blade is marked Veritas .Box is marked Le Hyalin
Took over an hour to set bevel using 1 K Sharpton Glass .Progressed with Sharpton Glass up to 8 K...
Restoring a 6/8 Sheffield Blade The Celebrated American Razor Philadelphia Works .
Never heard of the maker S.E.T. REALY.EGR.U&F UNIVERSALLY SHEFFIELD
Cleaned blade up than went to the hones .Finished her on one of my J-Nat stones with DMT Slurry
Will clean up and lightly coat the pressed...
Won three razor for $10.50 One was a Wester Bros 34 Di-Fi .I gave it to a new straight razor user at work .Great razor for a new shaver .The other is a 5/8 Blue Seal that needs a refresh.
The razor the shocked me was 5/8 Union Cutlery made in 1909 in Union City Georgia.In 1910 they moved to New...
Was lucky enough to win a bid on a pristine WACKER Solingen “Jungmeister” Straight Razor Full Hollow 7/8 Spanish Point.
This will be my first razor from Wacker .I am looking forward to using this razor .I was not gone to bid on the razor .(Bought to many razors this Month. SRAD is alive and...
Cleaned the Blade with Breakfree and High Grit Micro Mesh .Than I hand Polished it with Mass.
I than added some Olive Wood Scales .
Honed her on my J-Nat .
Will test shave in the morning .
Just received an ERN 76 13/16.I hone her up to 12 K.Had a lovely shave but I guess I am getting used to using a razor with an Arkie edge . Kind of spoils me and makes me demand more from an edge.So I took the ERN back to the stones . I used a Welch Dragon Stone followed be a Translucent Arkie...
Just purchased a 6/8 Vintage Tiger 27 6/8’’ Lauterjung & Co., Solingen Germany.The scales were damaged .Thinking of rescaling with Rams Horn.But I am afraid the scales may not due justice to the blade .Please give me your opinion.
I am fairly new to honing only about a year in .I have used lather on a Barber Hone with fairly good results .Tried it for the first time on my J-Nat and was blown away .I honed a F.W.E, Engels Leader 6/8 up to 8K on Sharpton Glass then finished it on my J-Nat with DMT Slurry that I thinned out...