12-20-2013, 08:16 PM
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  • robk
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  • New Jersey
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Still kind of new here. A few photos from my modest den.

Looking for advice on restoring that butterscotch brush. It sat in my basement for 17 years, inherited from a departed in-law who probably inherited it from my wife's grandfather. Signed Hoffritz on the holder, but there's still a faded Simpsons decal on the brush handle. Shedding/well-shedded Best.

The scuttle has a before-the-shave face on one side and a happy after-the-shave face on the other. An eBay find. The mug is from the New York Harvard Club. No, I'm not a member (Claremont McKenna College and grad school at NYU for me). The mug came from the same in-law who was doing work on the exterior club's building. Everyday, someone who hand him a mug of coffee. I've scrounged up a four-piece set of these with saucers for dining use, but this one is for shaving.

The other brushes are an Omega travel and a Simpsons Classic 2 Best. Razors are a Progress and an 34 HD.

Photos courtesy a Leica M8 and 90/4 Elmarit.

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"I'm sure it wouldn't interest anybody outside of a small circle of friends."

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 12-20-2013, 08:39 PM
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very nice robk, very nice. That expression is priceless.

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 12-20-2013, 08:46 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forum. Interesting stuff.

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 12-20-2013, 09:12 PM
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  • Agravic
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Welcome to The Shave Nook!

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 12-20-2013, 09:24 PM
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  • tgutc
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Welcome to the Nook!

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 12-20-2013, 11:25 PM
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  • Johnny
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Welcome to The Shave Nook.

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 12-21-2013, 04:08 AM
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Welcome to TSN

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 12-21-2013, 04:36 AM
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  • Elendil
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Welcome, Rob!

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 12-21-2013, 05:57 AM
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  • slantman
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Welcome to The Shave Nook.

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 12-21-2013, 08:58 AM
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Hello, and welcome to: " The Shave Nook " Relax & Enjoy. (great little set-up)


Charles U.K

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 12-21-2013, 09:08 AM
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  • beartrap
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Hello and welcome!

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 12-21-2013, 10:26 AM
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  • Deuce
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Welcome! There are great posts on brush restorations that you can do, as well as services provided by other. Check it out in the Forum, Brushes, or just thru a search.

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 12-21-2013, 10:37 AM
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Welcome to The Shave Nook!

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 12-21-2013, 11:25 AM
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Hello and welcome! Smile

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 12-21-2013, 11:27 AM
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  • Howler
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Merry Christmas, welcome to the Nook.

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 12-21-2013, 12:54 PM
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  • TheMonk
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Welcome to TSN!

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 12-21-2013, 12:58 PM
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Welcome to the Nook, Rob Biggrin

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 12-21-2013, 05:08 PM
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  • freddy
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Welcome to The Shave Nook and enjoy your stay. Smile

You have some wonderful shaving goods there. Thumbsup

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 12-21-2013, 05:27 PM
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  • bullgoose
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Welcome to the Nook. Jump on in, the water's fine. Biggrin

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 12-21-2013, 07:36 PM
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Rob, that's a great history behind a unique and neat den. Glad you joined!

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