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Project by Dan Bartlett posted 11-28-2016 10:08 PM 1263 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My son in law is REALLY into old school shaving. My daughter asked me to make him a shelf to store his razors, brushes, and soaps.

-- www.youcanmakestuff.com





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 11-28-2016 11:48 PM

That’s a great looking shaving shelf! It’s got all the equipment organized and close at hand—I’m sure it’ll add a lot to his enjoyment!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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mafe

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#2 posted 11-29-2016 12:13 AM

Hell yes!
Finally a project for real men.
Smiles.
Really fine and wonderful idea.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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KrazkSr

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#3 posted 11-29-2016 06:54 AM

Great shaving shelf. I will use it for inspiration for a build.

-- By: KrazyKSr North Dakota

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Ron Aylor

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#4 posted 11-29-2016 10:58 AM

Awesome … what a great project! I haven’t seen a styptic pencil in years. I have to stop making spills and build one of these. Again, great job, Dan!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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scribble

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#5 posted 11-29-2016 01:33 PM

Great looking build. I should really do something like this for my gear but I have way too much stuff to do on a shelf.

-- If you can't read it Scribble wrote it!! “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 11-29-2016 06:01 PM

This piece is very practical and nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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majuvla

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#7 posted 11-29-2016 07:17 PM

Adorable! Old school shaving tool.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jeremymcon

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#8 posted 11-30-2016 01:24 PM

Very nice! I love my safety razor and badger brush! I only have one brush and one razor though, so hadn’t considered making a shelf for them yet.

A little off topic, but I can’t imagine going back to the cartridge razors. The old safety razors just feel so much higher quality, and I get a better a shave off of them. Plus the blades are 20 to 50¢ each, and last me for a week each, so they’re super cheap compared to most cartridges.

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Dan Bartlett

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#9 posted 11-30-2016 02:12 PM

Jeremymcon- I agree, he has converted me to a safety razor as well.

Thank you!

-- www.youcanmakestuff.com

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