05-24-2014, 04:25 PM
  • evnpar
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  • Portland, Oregon
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[font=Times New Roman][size=medium]A few months ago I sent my son, who lives in Los Angeles, a few of my SOTD photos to look at, and was pleasantly surprised to learn that he'd been wet shaving for about four years. I knew that he couldn't afford high-end equipment, so when I started selling my DE's for straights, I sent him my Feather AS-D2. He has a very inexpensive synthetic brush, and has never even tried a badger knot, so I decided to purchase a Zen Shave brush for him. I have two of Rob's brushes, purchased after viewing Celestino's gorgeous Zen Shave brushes, and really like his work. The handle is Thuja burla with a 26mm Silvertip knot. I also included a few of my favorite soaps, hoping that he'll become a lifetime wet shaver.

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 05-24-2014, 04:27 PM
  • Lutebro
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Very very nice. I hope when my son is older to do the same. Good for you pops!

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 05-24-2014, 04:28 PM
  • Agravic
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  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Very nice, Richard. Smile

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 05-24-2014, 04:30 PM
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Very nice!

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 05-24-2014, 04:52 PM
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Rob does great work! Looks fantastic!

Your son should really consider wet shaving as a pleasurable way to relax before all the din of the day comes in or before the evening closes!

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 05-24-2014, 05:51 PM
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That is what fathers are all about. Love.

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 05-24-2014, 06:02 PM
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A wonderful brush and a wonderful family story!

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 05-24-2014, 06:41 PM
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Beautiful gift, Richard! You are a wonderful father and you have exquisite taste in brush handles, my friend! Smile

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 05-26-2014, 05:47 PM
  • Lover of the Wet Shaving way of Life
  • Westchester, NY
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Wow Richard! He is a lucky Son! Great taste in brush by the way, I hope to have a Zen shaving brush some dayAngel

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