The straight razor has played an important supporting role in some movies. Here are three examples with commentary on their usage. … [Read more...] about The Role Of The Straight Razor In Movies
In March of this year, Sharpologist published my experiences and observations as a newcomer to using barber straights (so-called "shavettes"), which are, of course, straight razors that use replaceable blades. About two months after that, when attending the Maggard Meet hosted by … [Read more...] about From Shavette to Straight
https://youtu.be/IHIzMlvcj5A Learning to shave with a straight razor can be a challenge. You are in absolute control of the blade and if you don't have all your (dubl) ducks in a row (humor!) you can be in for a difficult time. One particular challenge is how to hold the blade … [Read more...] about How To Shave With A Straight Razor Using "Training Wheels"
The time has come. You’ve chosen your razor, you’ve learned to lather with a shaving brush, and you’re mentally ready to start shaving with a straight razor. Your next step is to purchase a shaving strop. Of course this decision can’t be easy. There are so many different … [Read more...] about The Straight Razor Strop Guide
This past week we had the pleasure in speaking with Murray Carter from Carter Cutlery. Murray is a 17th century Yosimoto Bladesmith and a master when it comes to knives. In addition, he is a long time wetshaver and has posted videos of him shaving himself with a variety of … [Read more...] about New Shaving News Podcast Ft. Murray Carter!