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Postby proFeign » Thu May 31, 2007 3:10 pm

Superb writeup. Thanks! I just wish I could afford all the stuff that I'd like to get :)
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Postby ScottB » Sat Jun 09, 2007 12:43 pm

Great work. I spend alot of time re-reading this.

I do get this odd behaviour from the PDF file however. Whenever I minimize the file it resets to the title page <shrug>.

I'm using WinXP with SP2.
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Postby larrybob » Tue Aug 21, 2007 12:17 am

Down loaded it first ....liked it so much went out a pruchased the printed version from LULU......very handy to refer to in the bathroom..thanks!
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Postby drmoss_ca » Tue Aug 21, 2007 2:34 am

A gentleman called Luc Michon has just e-mailed me a French translation of the Guide. He has done it as a Word doc, and kept in most of the pictures, and even added or substituted some he thought were useful. The formatting has suffered a bit, but that be the fact I opened it with a Mac Word (v.X). I shall try to read it through (I had my last French lesson when I was sixteen) and if anyone wants will make it available as a download.

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Postby FiReSTaRT » Tue Sep 18, 2007 6:36 am

That'll make the guide truly Canadian :D
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Postby toasted goat » Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:39 pm

wow! that is an amazing document. i'm new to shavemyface.com but i have a straight edge that i got as a gift about 8 years ago that i'm terrified to even think about using. i still don't think i have the nerve but i'll definitely try the honing and stropping and then see how i feel...

great stuff!
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Postby drmoss_ca » Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:19 pm

There is a second french translation (by Ludovic Pinier) downloadable here.

Francophones might be interested in the site he is involved with for French straight razor shavers - here.

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Postby wkodgzeke » Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:37 pm

Wow, incredible guide. I can honestly say I've never seen a more informative document on the art of shaving.
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Postby scruffy » Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:23 am

Thanks Chris for a well written guide.
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Postby badboris » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:37 pm

Thank You Dr moss
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Postby The Mick » Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:46 am

I don't see the link to this guide ?
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Postby druphus » Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:45 am

The Mick wrote:I don't see the link to this guide ?

The link to the guide is the very first link on the "Home" page.

http://www.shavemyface.com/index.php
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Postby The Mick » Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:54 am

druphus wrote:
The Mick wrote:I don't see the link to this guide ?

The link to the guide is the very first link on the "Home" page.

http://www.shavemyface.com/index.php
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Postby malocchio » Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:53 pm

I agree...this is a really well done tutorial...great job !
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Great guide!

Postby K0shvorlon » Sat Sep 10, 2011 5:34 pm

Chris, I just got on your site today and discovered the guide as well. I've seen a shaving video or two, but I have to tell, you, that guide is GREAT!!! It shows all the steps of shaving needed to do the job right (which is important for us new to straight razor shaving !! ).

Great job !!!
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