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Custom Straight Razor Mother of Pearl Scales – Making Of (Part 1)

A while back, a customer contacted me regarding a special project.  He had stumbled across a beautiful Wade & Butcher “Diamond Edge” blade, but it had broken scales.   But what he saw was a wonderful opportunity to create something special.  He contacted me about creating a set of custom straight razor scales reminiscent of some […]

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Straight Razor Restoration: A Beginners Guide, Part 1

Straight Razor collecting, shaving, and maintenance can be a rewarding hobby — but I constantly receive e-mails from people who find my site and are interested in getting into restoration.  I can’t tell you how many times someone has said “I sat down to watch the first part of your restoration videos, and I ended […]

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Why you shouldn’t have your straight razor restored

Hows this for a business model:  Don’t send me your straight razors for restoration.  Confused yet?  Good.  Lets explain. The Common Scenario Lets say…you’re new to wet shaving, and you just picked up your first rusty, stained straight razor from an antique shop or E-bay.  Eager and excited, you post a picture in a popular […]

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Accepting Razor Restoration and Custom Scale Work on May 1

I will be accepting Razor Restoration and Rescales beginning May 1.  If you’re interested in sending me something, please fill out a Quote.  I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.  If you have filled out a quote over the last 3 months and I didn’t get back to you, please re-fill it […]

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