Still Looking at Stones:

I've been looking at various honing stones at various suppliers all over the Internet. I've pretty much decided on what I want based upon what I like and can afford at this time. But as it stands, I have to wait a little bit before I can buy another stone. So far I've settled on a Nubatama 1K stone and a Naniwa Chosera/professional series 600 grit stone. I am also looking at various "Jnats and Cnats" as well. The Cnats are not too bad at all in terms of price, but getting them here will be slightly problematic due to shipping which is to be expected. The Jnats are extremely expensive and also have the same problems with shipping depending on where and who you get them from which the same can be said about the Cnats in terms of shipping. Even though I'm getting really great results with the Norton 4/8K combo stone, I feel that it's not enough for me now and past time for me to step up my game in terms of honing. So until I can get a couple more stones here, I'll be using my Merkur 37 slant a little more often while I add honing stones to my collection. Not to worry I'll still be using my straight razors on a regular basis:


Turkish Bath & The Quattro:

Today's shave was excellent. Today I went with Jeeves of Hudson Street  and their Turkish Bath  scented soap. Which is a "1920'...