Maggard Razors leapt onto the relatively new wet shaving world in 2012, as an all in one online retailer selling both the well established European brands and the up and coming artisan soap makers. Started by a husband and wife team, Brad and Cassie, in Adrian, Michigan, Maggard … [Read more...] about Tell All The Truth, But Tell It Slant: A Consideration of the Maggard Slant Razor Head
Recently I was fortunate enough to try the new “Bakelite Open Comb Slant” double edge safety razor that was introduced by Phoenix Accoutrements just a few weeks ago. While this razor is brand new to the market, the design and concept is not. Bakelite products has been around for … [Read more...] about Bakelite Is Back And Better Than Ever
The Fine Accoutrements Superlite Slant is a plastic razor which is both affordable and high quality. But it's also so much more than that. For lovers of slants and vintage razors, the Fine Slant is a faithful homage to a razor from an earlier time. … [Read more...] about The Mr. Fine Superlite Slant
[Updated 3 May 2016] A slant-bar razor ("slant" for short) is a double-edged (DE) safety razor whose blade is mounted to strike the stubble at a slant, since a slanted blade cuts more easily than a straight-on chop—thus the slanted blade of the guillotine and of many mandolines, … [Read more...] about What’s Up With Slant-Bar Razors?
A "new old stock" (NOS) razor has been making a splash lately, the Bakelite Slant. Manufacturered in Germany decades ago, it's currently offered in very limited supply by The Italian Barber (the best way to check for inventory may be to follow @razorockjoe on twitter), the NOS … [Read more...] about The Bakelite Slant