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

Customer's comments

As with all of your razors, it shaved absolutely superbly - very smooth and comfortable. You have done a marvellous job restoring it, and it is a lovely old razor.

Mr Gilroy

Another finely tuned straight razor that shaves oh so smoothly. You are a straight razor genius!

Mr McGregor

Beautiful razor that has been restored superbly, very happy with it. Excellent.

Mr Rose

Fast shipping, great service and wonderful seller would buy again, thank you

Mr Jones

Excellent restoration and craftsmanship. I cannot recommend enough. Thank you!

Mr. E.

An amazing piece of expertly restored history. Couldn't be happier. Excellent

Mr F.

Another very fine straight razor, from a very fine antique razor restorer!

Mr McGregor

Arrived safely; beautiful razor, restored to perfection. Thank you

Mr Evans

My first vintage razor. Glad I chose it over a new one. Super sharp and elegant

Mr G.

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Blog posts

Resurrection of heirloom Straight Razors.

Resurrection of heirloom Straight Razors.

I mean this seriously and humbly: I love that people trust me to restore their heirloom razors. In fact, I love the love that people show for heirl...
Soap Shtik

Soap Shtik

It started when my wife asked me an awkward question. You know the kind of question.  Sure you do.  The kind of question that makes your mouth go d...
No strop at hand?

No strop at hand?

  How to strop (when you ain't got a strop) handy. Have you ever travelled away from home and found that you've forgotten to pack your razor strop...
Not a Cut Throat Business

Not a Cut Throat Business

I am very proud that scores of men and women have bought their first straight razor from me.  That so many go on to buy a second, and more from me,...
To wetshave or not to wetshave?

To wetshave or not to wetshave?

Someone asked me today to think about how and why I got into wetshaving and restoring razors.  I must admit, I was taken aback by the question. It'...
Why Rasals?

Why Rasals?

Welcome to Rasals! Croeso i Rasals. You may know me from Twitter, where as @str8razors I've been showing pictures of my razor restorations for quit...