Straight Razor Palace Forum

Welcome to the Straight Razor Palace Forum.

  1. Welcome Center Threads / Posts  Last Post

    A place for new members to ask questions, get advice, or request mentor assistance

    1. Get help getting started. Be sure to introduce yourself in the introductions subforum.

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    2. Post your questions, comments, and suggestions concerning site operation to the Moderators, Admins or Webmaster here.

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      Front page for good threads... Go to last post

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  2. Shaving Techniques Threads / Posts  Last Post

    How to shave with a straight razor and best use your equipment

    1. Discussions on preparing your face for shaving

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      Feedback on Castle Forbes... Go to last post

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      05-28-2018, 11:34 PM

    2. Discussions on shaving with a straight razor

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    3. Discussions on shaving with single edge (SE) and double edge (DE) razors

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      My DE Story... long Go to last post

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    4. Discussions on shaving with single edge (SE) razors using disposable blades.

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      Shavette vs straight Go to last post

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      07-31-2018, 01:09 AM

    5. The bald and the beautiful

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      Straight to the head... Go to last post

      08-16-2018, 12:11 PM

    6. Discussions on caring for your face after shaving

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      Captains Choice - Cat of Nine... Go to last post

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      08-18-2018, 11:20 AM

  3. Shaving Equipment Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Tools needed for straight shaving, and reviews of these tools

    1. Discuss everything about razors here: their history, manufacturers, sizes and types, models, blade & scale materials, daily care and rust prevention, sanitizing agents, etc.

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      1. Razor Clubs

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    2. Exchange information here about classic barber hones, waterstones, natural stones, leather hones, etc. Discussions on using these hones are held in the Honing forum.

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    3. Discuss topics related to all types and styles of strops -- how to condition & care for them, the details/merits of various strop styles, materials, pastes, etc. Discussions on using these strops are held in the Stropping forum.

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      1. Maximilian

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    4. Use this forum to exchange information about brushes, mugs, scuttles, soap containers, hot pots, etc.

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      1. thebigspendur

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    5. Discuss shaving soaps and shaving creams.

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    6. Discuss preshaves, aftershaves, and colognes.

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      What is your fragrance of the... Go to last post

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    7. Discuss everything shaving related that does not fit into any of the other forums in this section.

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      Scuttle and Bowl Preferences?? Go to last post

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      08-18-2018, 11:08 AM

  4. Maintenance, Repair, and Restoration Threads / Posts  Last Post

    How to get and keep razors in shave-ready condition

    1. Discuss how to use strops.

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      08-18-2018, 09:43 PM

    2. Discuss how to use hones.

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      Honing is Super Easy Go to last post

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    3. Discuss anything having to do with cleaning, repair, and restoration of straight razors.

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      What are you working on? Go to last post

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      08-19-2018, 12:06 AM

    4. Discuss the creation of straight razors; design, forging, grinding, etc.

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      Advice for a newbie Go to last post

      08-19-2018, 02:59 AM

    5. Discuss the making and repair of shaving brushes.

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      First knot install Go to last post

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  5. The Gallery Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Eye candy

    1. Show off your work here!

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      08-19-2018, 04:03 PM

    2. Display your recent acquisitions here!

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      Rusted unused Dovo Go to last post

      08-16-2018, 07:09 PM

    3. Had a good shave? Share your setup with the rest of the forum. Pictures welcome!

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  6. The Mall Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Share information and comments about specific items currently listed on various external auction sites, classifieds, etc.

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      The Wall Of Shame Go to last post

      08-19-2018, 07:34 PM

    2. Buying, selling or trading. Please read the sticky thread for the rules.

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    3. Members can advertise services they offer, e.g. honing.

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      Straight Razor Honing Go to last post

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      03-05-2018, 02:46 AM

    4. Vendors may sell items or promote their stores here.

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      Griffith Shaving Goods Go to last post

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      08-15-2018, 06:20 PM

  7. The Parlour Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Discuss everything related to razors and shaving that does not fit in other forums: razors in movies, experiences, etc.

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    2. This is a forum to discuss some of our other passions. Cigars, pipes, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, food, knives, guns, books, dogs, pens, watches, etc.

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      just wanted to share... Go to last post

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    3. Forums dedicated to specific geographic areas

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      shaving stuff in Germany Go to last post

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