Which honing method for new fili?

Discussion in 'General Straight Razor Talk' started by kohalajohn, Apr 17, 2019 at 8:19 AM.

    Looking forward to my new fili arriving next week. Very first fili for me.

    What honing mehod to use? So fun to anticipate and think about this.

    Synth 4/8 then on a nani12, or

    Jarrod's new convex Ark, a bevel setter glued to a hard translucent finisher, or

    Film, followed by diamond pasted balsa, .5u, .25u, .1u, or

    Mail to Doc226 for a jnat finish. Jnat is the one method I don't have.

    It's a used 14, probably from the fifties.


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  1. Then you probably owe yourself a Jnat experience. Filis like them.

    Didn’t hear coticule on your list either. A well done one is sublime, if just a touch boring in its ease
     
  2. Without a doubt, send it to Alfredo for Jnat edge.
     
  3. As most of you know, my method is The Method - film followed by balsa. Works beautifully every time.
     
  4. mrlandpirate

    mrlandpirate Contributor

    Mail to Doc226 for a jnat finish
     
  5. Put your own edge on it!
     
  6. Plus one for sending it to doc226
     
  7. Oh, yeah, I do have a coticule too.
     
  8. Looks like the votes are going for Alfredo.

    I'll enjoy it myself a bit first, just so I can see the difference when it comes back from Alfredo.
     

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