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Wet Shaving Talk For 19 August 2022

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Wet Shaving Talk For 19 August 2022

You’re listening to Wet Shaving Talk powered by where we’re dedicated to preserving the art and skill of classic shaving. I’m your host Joe Borrelli and today is August 19,2022

Today on the Show

Celebrate Straight Razor Month 

Part Two : Stropping 




  • It’s time to strop! 
  • There is a certain technique that will help you maintain your blade long term. 
  • Check out this video Straight Razor Stropping Trick  
  • Several Types of strops, Bench Strop, Hanging strop, and loom strop being the most popular
  • DO NOT BUT A CHEAP STROP!!!!! (Choose a well made strop from the USA, Germany, France or Italy. 
  • Don’t stress about the width. 2-2.5 inches is fine. 
  • Practice Practice 

Awesome Videos 

Here are two awesome videos regarding how to shave with a straight razor, by two well experienced shavers.

Hint:  Beware of Newbies making videos.  It takes years to master a straight razor shave.  There are alot of youtubers out there that mean  well, but are not experienced enough to teach.  

Chimensch’s Shaving Video

Best How to Shave with a Straight Razor Tutorial for Beginners Straight Razor

If you can, try to pick up the Lynn Abrams DVD. 


Personally shavettes are not for me, but there is a strong following for them.  They offer convenience and cost savings, but can be less forgiving.  

I’ll tell you my thoughts. 


Time for another contest.

This time I will be giving away a pro-honed straight razor from my own collection.  

Listen for a chance to win!!  

Our show is powered by, “What Your Father Didn’t Teach You about Shaving” 

Special Thanks to:

Mark aka Mantic 59

Most of All……….YOU!!!!

Don’t forget to check out my blog site  for the tips and interesting wet shaving stories!

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Our next show will be 8/29/22 

Until then….

Shave straight and Shave Safe!

Joe Borrelli

Joe Borrelli

Joe Borrelli is a long-time wet shaving enthusiast and collector. He hosts the Wet Shaving News/Talk Podcast, runs his own self-funded website and operates a YouTube channel to help inform the community of new information involving the wet shaving world. Joe holds a BBA from Florida Atlantic University, and currently works for the nation’s largest wine/spirits/beer retailer. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Linda & son Anthony, reading, writing, outdoor activities and collecting wet shaving apparel. Joe has also written several dozen articles for online publications such as Sharpologist and How to Grow a Mustache.View Author posts

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