August 11, 2010

The Thing the Makes Straight Razor Shaving Special

woodstraightrzr.jpgHaving a well-made razor for your daily shave is a beautiful thing.

"This is the thing that makes straight shaving special...

When you look at the other ways people take care of the hairs that grow in places they don't want, they're all pretty...utilitarian. Mass produced, faceless, just there to get the job done. Sure, there are all kinds of doohickeys and gewgaws, lube strips and guard wires,vibrating motors and whirling blades, but the basic idea is: make it as brainless and simple as possible, and make the tool as cheaply as possible."

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Posted by Derek Markham at August 11, 2010 7:00 AM
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