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#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.
Making some new, old scales.

Making some new, old scales.

A welcome challenge. Make old scales. Scales like the ones popular when Napoleon Bonaparte was trending on Twitter.
5 reasons not to shave with a straight razor.

5 reasons not to shave with a straight razor.

Here are five common misconceptions about straight razors which, I think, are stopping a lot of people from making the transition to a straight razor.
Simply Stropping.

Simply Stropping.

This is an important topic, particularly for the increasing number of beginner straight razor shavers and, people who are thinking of buying their first straight razor. 
Soap on. Soap Off.

Soap on. Soap Off.

Have you ever wondered about the best way to wipe the shaving soap off your straight razor while you shave? As the straight razor is different in concept and use to a safety razor, should we think twice before transferring modern habits to its use?