straight razor shave caddy

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Project by pmelchman posted 06-25-2014 01:52 AM 1361 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started shaving with a shavette razor in Feb. 2014. A shavette is a straight razor style razor with disposable blades. For Fathers Day, Michelle bought me my first straight razor. So I needed to build a stand for my boar bristle and badger hair brushes and my straight razor and shavette. I used Cocobolo wood. You can view the photo album of the build at :

or Google…. dragonfly woodworking

Best Regards

patrick melchior

dragonfly woodworkling

-- Patrick

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#1 posted 06-25-2014 12:27 PM

Very nice! Functional and good to look at.

I use a DE safety razor myself. I have a cheap wooden brush stand I bought online a while back. I need to build one that will hold my brush and razor.

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#2 posted 06-25-2014 01:03 PM

The best thing is to build it yourself…. My it yours, custom!

-- Patrick

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#3 posted 06-25-2014 11:15 PM

As someone dangerously close to slipping into the straight razor world, this project is appealing. Totally off topic, how hard was it to learn to use the razor without nicks/cuts?

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#4 posted 06-26-2014 12:03 AM

siavosh, I sent you a message..

-- Patrick

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#5 posted 07-19-2014 01:38 PM

Well polished and nicely finished- a great compliment to your shaving kit!

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