Straight Razors

Lovingly repaired

A damaged Dorko is fitted with bespoke horn inlays.

Using the finest raw materials

Selecting suitable buffalo horn for the inlays and scales.

Traditional skills and craftsmanship

Making horn inlays

Taking time and care

A restoration will last a lifetime

The most useful antiques in the world

Straight razor straight-razor restrations honing

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More razors available for sale - SOON!

More razors available for sale - SOON!

As you know, I love to restore razors, stripping them down to remove the damage done by years of neglect. More importantly, I remove all threats to your health.  My razors are not When you get your razor from Rasals.com, you get a razor that will shave you well and provide years of great service.
#Veteran razors are ready for duty!

#Veteran razors are ready for duty!

Every #Veteran is guaranteed smooth shaving and ready for active service. So, have a look at what's involved. Follow the journey of one razor back to service.
Razors: an excellent vintage

Razors: an excellent vintage

Life is too short to shave with anything but a vintage razor.
Repairing a cracking good razor.

Repairing a cracking good razor.

A cracking good razor, sadly for the owner, it had a cracking big crack in it.  So he sent it to me.
Steel the show

Steel the show

Ever wondered how the steel for your antique razor was made, and perhaps why some old razors appear to have an individual or special ‘feeling’ about them?

Does the answer lie in their method of manufacture and the effort that went into making their steel?

Introducing the Veterans!

Introducing the Veterans!

With a Veteran razor you pay the price and I select a razor for you. It's buying without seeing, but without the risk. Excellent service guaranteed!
Going Dutch

Going Dutch

Read about the restoration of a fine Dutch razor. The shave was delightful, the blade is beautifully balanced and a wonderful testament to the Dutch razor manufacturers I knew so little about.
London not Sheffield

London not Sheffield

The London cutlery trade guild preceded that of Sheffield by over two hundred years! In fact, London was the centre for cutlery manufacture until the early 1800s
Just a restoration.

Just a restoration.

If you’ve bought one of my razors, you know that it’s been stripped and rebuilt to be surgically sharp, silky smooth and, importantly, hygienically clean.