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It's been a little while since I've posted anything on here, and I'm back. My latest build was this little straight razor. The blade is forged from a scrap piece of leaf spring with a dual and reversed twist in the tang. To add a small bit of flair, I did a bit of file work as well. The finish is gun bluing. The blade edge has a length of 2 3/4" with a bevel of 6/8. The spine thickness is 5/32". I used brass for the pins and the handle is oak with an angle grinder treatment then sealed with tung oil. Yes, this is hones and stropped. Is it normal for bladesmiths to be afraid of the edge they produce? lol
400 layers of 1084 and 15&20, 1/4 hollow ground, 3" cutting edge, 10" overall open, 6 5/8" closed length. Handle scales and wedge are maroon linen mycarta, brass pins and washers. Includes zippered pouch. 125$ shipped in continental US. I take check, money order, or PayPal. If paying by check or money order I will ship once the check clears the bank. If using PayPal I will ship next business day, or same day if post office is still open. I ship priority mail and include tracking number. Please email for more pictures or questions. William Courtney
This is my first straight razor, but not my last! The blade has an edge length of 2.5in. It is composed of a pattern welded steel blade (15n20 and 1084), buffalo horn scales, and silver pins The box is made of cedar, rosewood, padauke, and cherry burl. The "nails" are silver and there is mokume-gane of silver, bronze, and copper inlayed beneath the cherry burl visible through the holes left by a knot when i book matched the piece. The price is-Sale pending