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That Bald Guy with the Big Beard
Bishop, CA
(This post was last modified: 10-23-2016, 10:51 PM by BadDad.)
This razor came in natural honey horn scales, but they were rotten in too many places to try and rejuvenate, so I put it in some canvas micarta, but those scales were never quite right. Too heavy and the pivot was awkward, due to bad cutting on my part.

I finally got my belt sander and belts, so I decided to make a set of teak scales for this cool little razor.

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Outdoors in natural light

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artificial light

This little thing has a blade length of 2 7/16" heel to toe, and an overall length of 5 3/4" from end to end closed. This would be my travel razor, if I ever traveled...lol

Great little shaver, too!
-Chris~Head Shaver~
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#2

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
Beautiful scales, Chris. Teak is such a beautiful wood.
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#3

Member
Ferndale, MI
Nice job Chris!
- Jeff
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#4

That Bald Guy with the Big Beard
Bishop, CA
Thanks Gentlemen! I took a couple more shots in hand for scale...
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The new scales are very lightweight, too. It feels much better than the clunky canvas micarta it was wearing previously...


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-Chris~Head Shaver~
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#5

Member
Ferndale, MI
Wow that thing is small!
- Jeff
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#6

Super Moderator
San Diego, Cal., USA
(10-24-2016, 01:33 AM)wyze0ne Wrote: Wow that thing is small!

Small, Jeff, but beautiful. Chris does some beautiful work.
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#7

That Bald Guy with the Big Beard
Bishop, CA
(10-24-2016, 01:33 AM)wyze0ne Wrote: Wow that thing is small!

Yea, she is a little razor, but she is one heckuva decent shaver! Takes a really fast edge, and shaves very well. The light weight, since the new scales, makes it feel almost like a shavette...very nimble and easy to manipulate.

Before the new scales, it was very difficult to control...awkward and out of balance...now it feels like a little racecar, zipping around my head with no worries!
-Chris~Head Shaver~
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#8

Member
Southern Ohio
Great job on the scales - I haven't had a chance to work with teak yet but may have to try.
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#9
Beautifully done! Can't speak as a head shaver, but as a face shaver, I'd say that's all the razor you'd ever need. Size is sometimes overrated -- do you really need that 19/16 hunk of steel rubbing against your skin? (Not that there's anything wrong with that.  Big Grin )
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Viseguy
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#10

That Bald Guy with the Big Beard
Bishop, CA
(10-25-2016, 03:26 AM)Viseguy Wrote: Beautifully done! Can't speak as a head shaver, but as a face shaver, I'd say that's all the razor you'd ever need. Size is sometimes overrated -- do you really need that 19/16 hunk of steel rubbing against your skin? (Not that there's anything wrong with that.  Big Grin )
Thanks!

I LOVE using this little razor to cut in my cheek lines. It's super easy to carve them in nice and clean without accidentally nicking my nose, cutting half the 'stache, or jabbing an eye with the spike point...

For head shaving, the blade is longer than the contact point, so I really don't feel like I am missing anything between this and a blade of standard length.
-Chris~Head Shaver~
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