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Well actually it was 2 but that tittle sounded much more catchy. ;)
So I was very privileged to spend some time with Mastro Livi. He is such a great man and I had the time of my life in his workshop.
Here he is preparing to make his Damascus Steel
This was my fantastic translator Luis. He...
I went to some countries in europe and made an effort to get some shaving products as mementos.
Italy was first and I got 3 tubes of Proraso shave cream, a soap and pre shave cream for the price I can get one tube posted to me in Oz. :)
I also managed to get a Mastro Livi razor while there...
Check this out guys.
My father inlaw showed it to me the other day. SO GOOD.
Beginning says something like your listening to the Hungarian waltz
and the end says that'll be 15c
Check out the HHT!!!
Did a bunch in Jarrah for fam and friends and really liked the shape, really comfy in the hand, and thought id make a bunch more in some other nice Aussie timbers.
Iv put SZ on the bottom of the brushes. When i made my wife some clothes (bikinis, shorts, etc) i used my name in Polish, Szymon...
Are there any blade smiths out there?
Im getting prices on making a simple blade to go in straight razor kits.
I think the simplest thing to make would be;
6/8, round point, 1/4 hollow, brushed finish.
Kits will include straight, strop and brush (matching scales and brush handle naturally)
Im offering free honeing to anyone in Australia who wants it. Good for newbies to help get you going, just grab your Grandads old one, or one you picked up from an antique, send it to me with return postage bag, done.
Im no honemiester but i can put a shaving edge on a razor...
Any one seen these?
Got it in a buy from a second hand store along with a slim and a bore brush. $5 sound ok? :D
They are Schick twin blades. Iv never seen DE twin blades before. I guess it kind of defeats the purpose, or argument we have against the multiblade cartridge razos; the...
Just used a red tip superspeed and loved the shave! Very close.
I used some wilkon & sword blades in it and am keen to try my prefered Derbys in it.
Side note; gave feathers a go, way to aggressive for me. Two of my brother just bought a new merkur futur (or however you write it)...
This razor has a crack in the handle as shown in the last pic.
Suggests as to keeping it on. My wife uses it, and when you do legs you have a razor upside down alot. And the head has a habit um...aaa...well of falling off. Suggestions please. Im in Australia, so specific products without...
Are there any good creams, or soaps, that can be piced up at Walmart?
I just sent a cousin in wisconsin a razor two packs of derbi blades and a brush but completly forgot about the lather :blushing:. (Sent it with his wife, who was visiting us in Australia)
What can she pick up for him in a...
I was tracking razors in a 2nd hand store and the lady said she had her Dads old ones at home. She said she didnt realy want to part with them but mentioned that one of them may be an army issue, so i asked if she could bring it in just so i could see them.
In the case was what is pictured...
YEAH! ... and it was good ...
Black beauty strop (borrowed)
Sheffield 5/8 (Also borrowed :)
Splash with hot water
Not a BBS but what an experience!
That was so good...