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New Podcast and The Guide to Honing!

Happy Friday All!! A lot going on here at Shave Straight and Safe! Check out the latest Wet Shaving News Podcast where Mark interviews Scott from Captain’s Choice !!  Podcast Also, Part one of the Guide to honing is here!!  Check it out here. I’ll be taking it on the road next week as my wife…

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Let’s Talk About Scuttles

Let’s talk about how our previous wet shaving brothers and sisters used to keep their lather warm!! The infamous Shaving Scuttle. The shaving scuttle came to existence when wet shavers realized that hot water made shaving much easier. The dilemma, a lack of hot running water (or running water in general).  In the 1700’s the…

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How To Use a Vintage Barber’s Hone Video!!!

Hello Fellow Wet Shavers!!!! I’m back after taking some time off!!  A short video and article for your Tuesday!! Barber hones were made by dozens of manufactures and sold with the intent to keep straight razors sharp. A simple eBay search will tell you that these stones are far from extinct and very abundant in…

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One Stone Honing With A Belgian Coticule”Dilucot Method”

Happy Monday fellow Wet Shavers! I hope everyone had an incredible weekend! When I started honing straight razors I was fascinated by all the different methods of getting a razor sharp.  One in particular was the “Dilucot Method” for the Belgian coticule. The “Dilucot Method” is a one stone honing progression where you simply create…