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by Oscar11
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: An Interesting Razor: Wostenholm Frameback
Replies: 5
Views: 1249

Re: An Interesting Razor: Wostenholm Frameback

Very nice. I think I could go off the deep end with framebacks.
by Oscar11
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: An Interesting Razor: Loeffler & Sykes 6/8 Bamboo
Replies: 1
Views: 1323

Re: An Interesting Razor: Loeffler & Sykes 6/8 Bamboo

Nice, pearls are where you find them. I have a set of those scales someplace in the shop.
by Oscar11
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Fisher Stainless
Wickham English Rose
homemade synthetic

Great shave this morning. I think I'll give this brush a little more loft before I use it again. Have a good one.
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by Oscar11
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: An Interesting Razor: J.C. Cast Steel
Replies: 3
Views: 1283

Re: An Interesting Razor: J.C. Cast Steel

Thanks for sharing. The history behind this stuff makes it a lot more interesting to use these blades.
by Oscar11
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Friodur
Shannon's Haymarket Vetiver
homemade brush w/Simpsons Chubby 2 syn. knot

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by Oscar11
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Wacker Inox
Rose of Phrygia
homemade badger

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by Oscar11
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: homemade brush
Replies: 5
Views: 1455

Re: homemade brush

I don't do a lot of wood handles. Despite dust collectors and masks the dust kills my sinuses. Exotic hardwoods are the worst. I can avoid most of the dust by wet sanding the acrylic handles.
by Oscar11
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: homemade brush
Replies: 5
Views: 1455

homemade brush

I've been wanting to make a large badger brush (something in the Chubby 2 size class) for a while now so last time I was in Denver I picked up a few chunks of exotic hardwood with the idea of making a handle or two. Anyways, I got a few handles out of this piece of wood and still have a nice hunk of...
by Oscar11
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Super Raisor
SV Tundra Artica
homemade brush

Nice shave today with a minty blade. Have a good one.
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by Oscar11
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Toyo
Stirling Gin & Tonic on the Rocks
ABC boar

Very nice shave today.
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by Oscar11
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Fisher Stainless
Stirling Gin & Tonic on the Rocks
homemade badger
Myrsol Limon

Enjoying the menthol, in the Stirling. It's a nice way to start the day during this hot sticky weather. Nice shave this morning.
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by Oscar11
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Tuckmar
sv tundra artica
homemade boar- big Omega knot
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by Oscar11
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Flagg Cutlery Co. Stirling Omega boar Black Linen I haven't dug this razor out in a long time. Just stropped it and shaved, pretty decent shave. It seems to me there was a gimmick with this razor, maybe a sharpening technique or the razor itself but I don't remember. Have a good one. https://i.posti...
by Oscar11
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

DD Satin Edge
Stirling
Omega boar
VIBR

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by Oscar11
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Case XX Tested
Stirling
Omega boar
Myrsol Limon

Nice close shave this morning. The Omega came in the mail yesterday. The plan was to shorten it up a bit but it performed well as it is. No need to be in a hurry.
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by Oscar11
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Star 10/- Fine L'Orange Noir Thater boar Pitralon Nice shave this morning. I've used Fine soaps before but it's a first for this scent and I really like it.This Thater is a beast. I've had it quite awhile and it just doesn't want to give it up and break in. I should have another boar coming this wee...
by Oscar11
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Brown Razor Works
Conquest (Dr. Jon's)
Omega brush

Interesting shave today. The asymmetrical grind is a bit of a head trip but I had a nice shave this morning.
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by Oscar11
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Spencer, Hibbart & Barlett
Eton College
homemade brush
Myrsol Limon

Nice shave with an old hardware company straight.
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by Oscar11
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Which straight razor did you use today?
Replies: 631
Views: 104373

Re: Which straight razor did you use today?

Bismarck Razor Works
A.o.S. Oud
homemade brush/Thater knot
Bigelow Elixir Green

Nice shave with an older bone scaled Bismarck.
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by Oscar11
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Straight Razors
Topic: Starting over with an open blade
Replies: 49
Views: 7747

Re: Starting over with an open blade

Strops will work well and lapping film is another nice option to have.