Do Like Dad Did: Mastering the Straight Razor Shave — Old School.Once upon a time, straight shaves weren’t just what cowboys gave themselves while out on the range in the reflections of cracked pieces of mirror — it’s all there was. Flash forward to
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For another #tbt here's my shaving rack I built for my vintage straight razors. The doors swivel on friction fitted finish nails. This was my first project using rasps and files to do some shaping. This was also my first time using shellac which has become a goto finish for me now. I still have twice this number of razors to restore and add to my rotation. I have two strops hanging a fine latigo strop for straightening my edge a second leather strop that I use the suede side charged…
Shaving with a straight razor is a whole lot easier than most people expect. It’s truly the man’s man way of shaving. Check out Nickles Valk Chuah Art of Shaving for their beautiful collection of straight razors.