12-02-2014, 07:10 AM
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Hi folks,
i love traditional shaving, specially with old stuff which can smell history instead of shiny, new stuff. I spent much time to search old stuff in junk dealers, antique dealers and sometime (if i am lucky) i found. A few weeks ago finally i found a remarkable brush for me but its owner is very surprising: A friend of me, mustaphaturk. My lucky moment was just a beginning. He gave me this brush as a gift. But there is another phase which is more important than find: RESTORATION.

Restoration is a very different process for me. If you do not understand/know what you do, it is so easy to break your loved stuff up. Your hands should be sensitive, your equipment should be kind and enough to work. So i should to find an specialist, entrusted person who understand this kind of work: Another firend of me, melyus. He enlarged and deepen the nest and did other works.

I share some photos about this restoration below. By the way i should say my thanks to my friends (melyus & mustaphaturk) for this great brush. Specially melyus has great work on this brush.

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 12-02-2014, 09:05 AM
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Gorgeous work !!! Thumbup

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 12-02-2014, 10:24 AM
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That is a sweet handle and great job! Thumbup

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 12-02-2014, 12:26 PM
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Lovely restoration.

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 12-02-2014, 12:41 PM
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Nice job, I love the HMW knots.

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 12-03-2014, 12:40 PM
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  • pc4406
  • Vintage Shearer
  • San Francisco
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Great looking handle and a terrific restoration. Very nice work.

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 12-07-2014, 07:37 PM
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Well done!

And very nice post. It's a worthy thing to respectfully restore old tools to their intended uses.

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 12-11-2014, 10:21 AM
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  • kiruiz
  • Boellis Man
  • San Juan PR
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Very good job.

Ken

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 12-13-2014, 05:38 PM
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  • jamesrobson5
  • Chubby Chaser... Big Brush is Best!
  • Sherwood Park AB Canada!
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That looks great. Well done sir.Biggrin

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