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Haven't used my wolf in a while. Last Wednesday I pulled it out and had my first-ever bad shave with it. I was trying out Kai blades for the first time and also coming off a couple of weeks using only super light razors (aluminum and Ti) and cut myself up pretty bad. I was kind of shocked. Never...
I have a lathering scuttle which I never use. It's huge and I've been mostly face lathering recently. But I think I'd enjoy a small brush scuttle from Doug Smith. I have one of his bowls and really like it.
I've tried to repurpose handles with a different knot, mostly trying to take out an old badger to put in a synth. It hasn't gone well for me. Those boars with the collar, are they not epoxied in? Are they easier to separate knot from handle? I will try find those old threads.
I'm enjoying boars. Enjoying them to the point that if I spotted a nice custom turned handle I'd probably want a boar knot in it. But I haven't seen any artisan handle makers that give boar as an option for knots. Is it because boar knots are considered too cheap to put in a $100 handle? Or, if...
Use a white washer. The black ones are very dangerous. 😎
Enjoy the Karve. Fantastic razor. I started with a c plate and now I'm enjoying the f plate. I've never used a washer to prevent the handle from scratching the bottom of the baseplate, but I also just received a new razor that I'm not...