Straight Razor Plans:

I'm sort of going through withdrawal of not using my straight razors, but there's 2 reasons behind it. My straight razors need to be re honed and I no longer have the capabilities to re hone my razor due to a stone problem which I am currently working on rectifying that at the moment. The other reason is I have to wait until I get paid again before I can get a money order. In addition to getting both straight razors seen below re honed by Anthony Esposito with a Jnat edge, I will also be buying a Gold Dollar 209 with the same kind of edge on it:

I'm also looking at investing in another strop. The 3 inch black Latigo strop has been great but I've nicked it up pretty good and the stainless steel D rings tend to bang into the door I have it hanging on when I finish stropping a razor so I will be looking at some other strops. I found a Russian oil tanned leather strop over at West Coast Shaving Supplies that have caught my eye. So even though I don't want to, I have to wait a bit until I get paid.

Ike & The 207:

Tonight's shave felt extremely good. Tonight I decided to go with a Skin Bracer  themed shave so I went with Strike Gold Shave  and the...