My Next Stone Order:

Here's a little preview of my next water stone order from Best Sharpening Stones which will be when I get paid again. I have decided to go with a 600 grit, 1K, 3K, 5K, 8K, and 15K progression and then I'll be finishing that up with an ILR (12 to 15K) and a Jnat later on. The ILR and Jnat will be later on in the year after I do a couple of soap runs:

The 1K and 15K are up next. After I buy the 15K, they won't be that expensive until I get to the Jnat which will probably set me back for roughly about the same amount for a Shoubudani Type 100 which is $85 dollars plus shipping from Japan.

Mountain Man & The Black Diamond:

Today's shave was phenomenal. I got to craving a cologne scent so I went with Stirling Soaps  and their classic Mountain Man  scent whi...