09-01-2012, 01:31 PM
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On an earlier thread, I showed what Oscar11 (Steve) had sent me.


Here is the first brush from that set.


Now here is the second handle.

Since it has such an interesting pattern, I decided to show both sides.

Acrylic with a 26 mm TGN Super Badger with the loft set at 50 mm.

After a 24 to 36 hour cure time, the break in will begin.

[Image: 26mmacrylicTGNSB50mmloftpost.jpg]

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 09-01-2012, 01:33 PM
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Very nice handle.

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 09-01-2012, 02:20 PM
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(09-01-2012, 01:33 PM)mcgils Wrote: Very nice handle.

Steve does excellent work making them! Thanks Steve! Biggrin

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 09-01-2012, 02:31 PM
  • Teiste
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OK,I need an Oscar11 handle...period...STUNNING LOOKING HANDLES!!!

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 09-01-2012, 02:33 PM
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Gary- love your passion for brushes. You're TSN's mad brush scientist!

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 09-01-2012, 02:41 PM
  • beartrap
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Very nice! Looks very professional.

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 09-01-2012, 05:33 PM
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What a gorgeous handle.

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 09-02-2012, 04:31 PM
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Here is the first shot with some cleaning of the knot and the beginning of the break in process.

[Image: 26mmacrylicTGNSB50mmloftfirstbloom.jpg]

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 09-02-2012, 05:05 PM
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How is that loft working out for you? The knot looks great.

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 09-02-2012, 06:03 PM
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Thanks for reminding me to go on round one of the break in.

I will be using this later in the week.

After one lather up on both forearms to start the process, I decided to clean up the brush and re-lather for photos.

This thing is already a beast and is almost as tall as the H.I.S. but with a much larger bloom.

[Image: CurrentWillams1.jpg]

[Image: CurrentWillams2.jpg]

Steve, thanks again for this fantastic handle!

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 03-23-2013, 12:38 PM
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This, to my way of thinking, is the ideal shaving brush handle. I like a long handle that gives me a number of options to hold the brush and won't dip to deeply into my scuttle.

Really nice.

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 06-09-2013, 05:19 AM
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Today's shave.

[Image: SOTD6-9-2013post_zpsef49300c.png]

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 06-09-2013, 09:08 PM
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I absolutely love the acrylic material that he uses! The irridescense that comes from within is just gorgeous!

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 06-10-2013, 08:05 AM
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I agree, Brian, and I'm starting to come around on the longer handle shapes after years of Duke-Chubby style devotion.

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