08-27-2016, 11:22 AM
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Made my first razor handle with the help of a machinist student at son's college.
SS razor handle and two Goliath espresso tampers.
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 08-27-2016, 12:09 PM
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Very nice!  I am taking a machining class this winter for the fun of it and had a razor handle on my list.

Enjoy!

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 08-27-2016, 03:04 PM
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(08-27-2016, 12:09 PM)Cincinnatus Wrote: Very nice!  I am taking a machining class this winter for the fun of it and had a razor handle on my list.

Enjoy!

Thanks, nice change from my job. Good to be working with my hands. 

Enjoy your class this winter great idea.

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 08-27-2016, 04:40 PM
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I sit in front of a computer all day so I enjoy working with my hands on the weekends.

Took welding last winter.

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 08-27-2016, 05:27 PM
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That's impressive.

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 08-27-2016, 05:27 PM
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  • Viking
  • Artisan - Soap & Cosmetics
  • Ames, Iowa
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Very cool! Thanks for sharing.

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 08-27-2016, 05:29 PM
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Looks really neat! Great job and have fun on the next ones!

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 08-27-2016, 05:47 PM
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  • lfs70
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Nice job!

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 08-28-2016, 02:04 PM
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Looks great, nice job! That sounds like a fun thing to try.

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 08-29-2016, 07:36 AM
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Thanks again all. I also sit in front of a computer mon-fri this was a welcomed change in pace and a nice feeling knowing it "home made".

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 09-08-2016, 09:21 AM
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  • RSP1
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That's pretty awesome! Have you used it yet?

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 09-08-2016, 09:35 AM
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(09-08-2016, 09:21 AM)RSP1 Wrote: That's pretty awesome! Have you used it yet?

Yes, used all of it. The handle has a nice warm feel to it and is surprisingly balanced for it's longer length. When I'm able to have lathe access again I would like to make one in brass for my other razors.

The heavier espresso tampers make for easy tamping. Little to no weight needed for my classic lever machines.

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 09-08-2016, 10:38 AM
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I'm impressed with you all that create your own products.  I just get to sit back and wait for you to start selling these things so I can spend money on them.  The handle looks great.

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 09-08-2016, 10:52 AM
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  • RSP1
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(09-08-2016, 09:35 AM)Red Rider Wrote:
(09-08-2016, 09:21 AM)RSP1 Wrote: That's pretty awesome! Have you used it yet?

Yes, used all of it. The handle has a nice warm feel to it and is surprisingly balanced for it's longer length. When I'm able to have lathe access again I would like to make one in brass for my other razors.

The heavier espresso tampers make for easy tamping. Little to no weight needed for my classic lever machines.


Good news - please post the brass when you get around to making it.

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 09-08-2016, 09:37 PM
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Looks great!

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