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Project by Tomoose posted 02-04-2017 04:48 PM 384 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Razor handles turned on the lathe from acrylic blanks for Christmas gifts. Turning this stuff makes a mess but they polish up nicely. Sanded up through 2000 grit and then polished with automotive headlight polish. After switching to a safety razor from the out-of-control-cost commercial products (i.e. Mach III), I will never go back. Blades are cheap and the shaves are great. I cannot recall which supplier the hardware kits came from.
Thanks for looking.

-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso





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#1 posted 02-04-2017 07:17 PM

Nicely done. I’ll bet these were very well received.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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PatesWoodshop

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#2 posted 02-25-2017 08:49 PM

These are awesome looking. I’ve been using safety razors for a few years. the Mach III / Fusion etc always made me breakout and cost a fortune. My razors are both off the shelf stainless units. I’m going to have find one of these kits.

Great work!

-- By "Woodshop" I mean my two car garage full of wood and tools. Do you do woodworking "unplugged"? Buddy me so I can see what you make

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