11-09-2013, 08:34 AM
  • Teiste
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  • Salt Lake City,UT
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I have this gorgeous Wiborg shaving brush that I decided I was going to change its badger hair knot , following the steaming method (remember to cover the handle and the badger hair with aluminum paper , which protects it from the steam).

The brush is a good performer with a two band hair , but I wasnt really crazy about it and I found an old 24 mm TGN super silvertip grade A knot (this knot must be from 2010 ! ) that I decided to put on the handle (again , gorgeous handle indeed).

This is the result :

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Im very happy with the result ! The silvertip grade A is a dense knot , with curled tips , which makes it extra soft , with the gel alike feeling that I truly enjoy on a brush.

Now it truly looks like a stunning brush ! Biggrin

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 11-09-2013, 08:36 AM
  • Agravic
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  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Very nice transformation, Teiste. The new knot complements the handle shape/size quite nicely.

I must say also, that I've grown to like the Wiborg scripting on the handle. It's quite distinctive.

Congratulations, and enjoy!

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 11-09-2013, 11:15 AM
  • blzrfn
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  • Vancouver USA
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Looks like it came from the factory that way. Nice work T!

Ps if you kept the old 2 band knot I wouldn't mind using it for an experiment.

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 11-09-2013, 11:18 AM
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Excellent work! Looks good.

Enjoy it!

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 11-09-2013, 11:24 AM
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Mano, lovely work! The brush looks great. I hope you enjoy it!

What are you doing with the old knot?

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 11-09-2013, 11:56 AM
  • beartrap
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Looks very nice!
Is it even possible to reuse the knot that you pulled out?

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 11-09-2013, 02:21 PM
  • Teiste
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Yes , guys , I did rescue the old knot and Ill put it on a handle a do a PIF to newbies or something like that.As I said , its a good quality badger hair , but it doesn't do it for me.

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 11-11-2013, 08:56 PM
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Very cool! Sure is a nice handle...Enjoy!

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