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January 10, 2016
We wanted to make a pair of gentleman's knuckle dusters, and while brass is usually the metal of choice, we wanted something a little classier. Silver in color, lead-free pewter is one of my favorite alloys to work in.
The first step of the process was pouring a solid slab of black urethane resin. Once cured I cut the general shape out with a scroll saw and worked it with files and sandpaper until I got the final shape I wanted.
A couple brass inlays, since I still haven't learned to engrave for shit.
Sand Casting mold packed and powdered. Steel Cope and Drag courtesy of Mike Daniels at Jalopy Garage.
Flashing still intact, sprue removed.
Filed and sanded down to 400 grit.
On the desk.
Test fit, a little tight for me, but they're for my brother and should fit well.
You need a little space to absorb impact.
Approaching final polish.
December 04, 2016
Awesome achievement. Great job!
November 29, 2016
Awesome achievement. Came out great!
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June 29, 2017
The head shave, the most challenging part of changing from a cartridge razor to a Safety Razor, is a daunting but achievable feat. In this article, we will touch on the techniques, tips, tricks and skills needed to come out unscathed. The head shave breaks down to 3 major
March 29, 2016
As we continue to experiment with different shaving soap formulas, we find that high tallow content makes excellent lather. With some free time in the lab, we took a day to render some tallow and get ready to make a new batch of hot process shaving soaps.
March 22, 2016
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