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Wood Turned Safety Razor and Brush Set (African BlackWood, 24mm Silver Tip)

Wood Turned Safety Razor and Brush Set (African BlackWood, 24mm Silver Tip)

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Indicative market price: R2,000


Joined 24 Mar 2003
bidorbuy ID: 253630394
This is a safety razor and brush set with hand made turned wood handles. The handle stock is African blackwood. The handle stock is Afrcian Blackwood with inlays of brass. The natural wood grain is superb. African Blackwood is indigenous to South Africa and is extremely prized. African blackwood is known for being very heavy and the razor and brush feel excellent in the hand.
Hand made by a master wood turner, the finish is tough and water resistant. (We recommend giving the handles a rub with Woodoc wax olish every now and again to keep the hard wax coating from becoming dull). 
  • The brush has a beautiful 24mm high quality Silver Tip 100% badger hair knot. 
  • Silver Tip brushes are know for being super soft and very luxurious.
  • The brush knot is bulb shaped
  • The razor head is a chrome plated three piece design. 
  • Just the right blade gap (not too mild or agressive).
  • Great audio feedback as the hair is shaved.
  • Will last a lifetime (or more) with due care. 
  • High quality water resistant finish will stand up to daily wet / dry cycles





  How to use: 

Shaving with a safety razor requires a little practice. The skin also needs some time to grow accustomed to the shave. Getting started will be easier if you follow these instructions:

Moisten the beard area, preferably with warm water, and lather it thoroughly with a brush. The longer you lather the beard, the more easily and gently the hairs can be cut. If possible, use a highly effective moisturising shaving cream or soap as this will allow the blade to slide over the skin more easily. Make sure that the shaving head and handle are firmly attached to each other, but only tighten the screw to the extent that it can be unscrewed without too much effort. This ensures that the blade rests at the correct angle. Now begin with the shave. Hold the safety razor at an obtuse angle (approx. 30°) to the skin. Start with the cheeks and allow the razor to slide over the skin, applying gentle pressure. Always shave in the direction of the beard growth (with the grain). When shaving the neck, stretch the skin tight with your free hand. Do not be discouraged by small cuts or grazes. Once you have familiarised yourself with the razor, they will rarely occur.


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