07-24-2015, 05:44 PM
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This is definitely not going to be a new hobby of mine, but it was something I had to do at least one.

It's a Shuredge that was in not so great shape.  I cleaned it up, still some obvious pits, but no rust and the edge is in good shape -- once I get it honed.

The scales I hand formed and made from 2x6 wood blanks.  Couple of challenges getting the pins right.. But all in all, I think it turned out OK.

I'd like to hear some other opinions though, since I have little to base mine on.

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 07-24-2015, 05:58 PM
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I think you did a great job! That is a beautiful razor! Enjoy that with pride!

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 07-24-2015, 06:59 PM
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(07-24-2015, 05:58 PM)FreddieP318ti Wrote: I think you did a great job! That is a beautiful razor! Enjoy that with pride!

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 07-24-2015, 07:19 PM
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I think it looks great!! Plus u urself did it! Keep it forever and take pride knowing ur hands made it!!


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 07-25-2015, 01:37 AM
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  • BobH
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Looks like an excellent job to me, congrats and enjoy. If you ever have to unpin it you could try to do the hammered tang with some cold gun bluing.

Bob

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 07-25-2015, 10:24 AM
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I think you did an excellent job, it looks great. Hope it serves you well they are excellent shavers.

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 07-26-2015, 05:55 PM
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  • Andy77
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Looks great!!  Nice flair with those stacked washers on the toe.

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 07-27-2015, 10:21 AM
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  • geezer
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Do it yourself is a great way to understand the razor you have. Your design and finishing of that razor looks very nice.
~Richard

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 07-29-2015, 08:31 AM
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  • SRNewb
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That is a beautiful job!

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 07-29-2015, 09:19 AM
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  • Thug
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Very nice job. You can be proud of your effort.

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 07-29-2015, 11:09 AM
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nice work. Excellent choice of wood.

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 08-06-2015, 10:58 AM
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Nice job!!
I like the wood you chose for the scales and you've got a good shape on them. What type of wood is it?

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