How to Sharpen Hone Strop a Straight Razor
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When your Straight Razor begins to Skip, Pull, or Tug, instead of slicing cleanly through your whiskers, it's time for a blade touch up.
Are you tired of the pulling and tugging that accompanies using your multi-blade cartridge razor? Sick of battling razor rash and ingrown hairs? Learn how to shave like your Grandfather and Father did! Yes, The old way is the best way!!!
For those new to Straight and Safety Razor Wet Shaving, Here is a description of how it's done:
STRAIGHT RAZOR SHAVING. HOW TO PERFORM A shave using a Straight Razor, Badger Brush, and Shaving Cream or Soap From a Tub.
A) Shower with Hot Water & Wash Beard with Soap
B) Soak Badger Brush in Cup of Hot Water for 2 Minutes
C) Fill Sink with Hot Water
D) Apply shaving cream to Tips of Badger Brush
E) Mix lather from a tub or tube in a bowl
F) Apply Hot Water to Beard/Do Not Dry Off
G) Apply Shaving Cream or Shaving Soap to Beard
H) Very Gently apply the razor to your face at a 30 degree angle.
1) First Pass Straight Down With The Grain
2) Second Pass From Ear to Nose Across The Grain
3) Third Pass: From Nose to Ear with a Slight Upward Motion.
Or, if you prefer/South to North against the grain
4) Rinse with Hot then Cold Water.
5) Apply Your Favorite After Shave Lotion or Cream/Preferably Alcohol Free.
6) Now You're Ready to Conquer the World!!!!!
Straight Razor and Safety Razor Wet Shaving
I also own straight razors by Boker, Dovo, Wade & Butcher, Torrey, Geo Wostenholm & Sons, Thiers Issard Spartacus, Nahoum Hatem, and Feather No Sharpen Japanese and Folding style. Let me know if you would like to see a demonstration or tutorial on how to use any other razors that interest you. I also hone and strop my own razors if you have any questions about sharpening stones, blades, stropping, sharpening, different grits etc. My favorite creams and soaps that I have used are by BlueBeards Revenge, Proraso, Musgo Real, Taylor, Trumper, Truefitt, Art of Shaving, Mitchell's Wool Fat,Colonel Conk, and of course Old Spice!!! Best Wishes and " Go Get Your Shave On" !!! Check out my other videos for Safety Razor, Straight, Best Beard Prep, Cleaning new and used Razors before first use, Proper Technique and How To do it Properly. I have Safety Razors by Edwin Jagger, Cobra, Merkur, Vision, Feather Futur, Gillette, Muhle, Parker, Weishi, and brushes by Parker, Rooney, Vulvix, Tweezerman, Silvertip, Badger, Boar, and synthetic. Safety Razor Blades by Astra, Big Ben, Derby, Lord, Feather, 7AM, Derby, Dorko,Shark, Merkur, Gillette, Schick, and Wilkinson. Sharpening Stones, Hones, Strops, Flattening, Lapping Stones. Visit ShaveNation.com... If you like this video, please click on the thumbs-up and feel free to leave a nice comment.
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