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    Believe it or not, Aftershave is not as straightforward as it would sound. What kind should you use? When should you use it? What does it do? I will answer these questions for you and maybe a little extra in this new blog post. Aftershave lotions, balms, tonics and toners are all slightly different but in the same family. We will demystify them for you here

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    I get a lot of emails asking how to shave with a safety razor, double edge razor, or single edge razor. There are a few different techniques and tips I will share with you, but it’s not as mysterious and dangerous as it sounds. It’s fairly easy to get started and in time you will probably find that you get a better, closer, more comfortable shave, all the while actually enjoying what used to be a daunting or trivial task.


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    Beards are back! A well groomed beard can be seen as a sign of power and manliness, which is why many of the most influential men grow one. Unlucky for some, they are not able to grow beards as others get to enjoy.

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    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. 

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     The number one question that I get asked, hands-down, is "How do I use shaving soap?". And that answer depends on a few different factors. Lathering shaving soap depends on the soap itself, the brush you're using, and even the type of water

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    I've been wanting to tie my own brush knots for a while and most of the research I have done has made it seem close to impossible. It seems like it is some ancient art lost to time. There are a couple videos online and some pictorial websites, but nothing showing all the steps. For this project I had to make a few of my own tools, and test out quite a few little tricks

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