500th Blog Post & Stropping Session:

After stropping every pair of scissors that we have in the house and getting phenomenal results out of them, I decided to go ahead and strop the 3 kitchen knives I use the most. I did 2 round trips on the nylon, 4 on the scrub leather 8 on the smooth leather and every round trip was an "X" stroke. How these will perform will be determined at another time:


This is also my 500th blog post. Little did I know that I would end up posting this many entries in my blog as I document my journey into shaving, stropping and honing both straight razors and knives. So I must say thank you to all of those who took a moment or 2 to read my blog.

Mildot Master:

My analog ballistics calculator has arrived and it's awesome. This is called a Mildot Master  and requires no batteries to operate. It ...