Wade & Butcher restorations

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Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:50 pm

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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by drmoss_ca » Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:29 am

Show us the 'after' photos!

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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:37 am

Yeah, very funny Chris! You should see the "before" pictures. LOL :D
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Post by TheMonk » Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:36 pm

They look good, Gary!
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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:03 pm

Thanks David. Glen in Idaho (known as Gssixgun here on SMF and on SRD) restored the yellow wedge and polished and made new scales for the other one. These old razors along with a few others will be given to my son and grandson one of these days.
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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Sat Feb 14, 2015 1:04 pm

drmoss_ca wrote:Show us the 'after' photos!

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Here's one of them:
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Post by EL Alamein » Sat Feb 14, 2015 7:11 pm

Nice!

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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Sat Feb 14, 2015 7:18 pm

Nothing's as smooth as a wedge.
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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:50 am

drmoss_ca wrote:Show us the 'after' photos!

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Here's the other one:

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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by Squire » Tue Feb 17, 2015 1:21 pm

I like that one.
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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:57 pm

That etching is deep and crisp. There's very little hone wear and no rust. makes me wonder if it wasn't used much if any. This doesn't explain why the old handle was broken and tied with string, many decades ago.
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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:57 pm

Tomorrow's going to be the 6th shave with the old W&B wedge, post restoration. It feels pretty good coming off the strops, for what that's worth.
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Re: Wade & Butcher restorations

Post by brothers » Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:45 am

Today I used the Wedge. It didn't happen yesterday as planned. The result was very good. It seems that the edge is holding up well, considering I always have a full 3 pass shave with my straight razors, as well as the others.
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