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Old 08-09-2006, 06:46 PM
BUGSY BUGSY is offline
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straight razor info

does anybody know of a how to manual or book on straight razors...and also maybe a value guide that might be published......many thanks BUGSY
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Old 08-19-2006, 05:25 PM
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Question ???

Well, I've made a few straight razors...forged blades, hollow ground blades, buffalo horn handles and deer antler with damascus on the other. Krause Publications has a price guide on antique razors. I don't know if this helps or not...good luck with your project

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Old 08-22-2006, 11:40 AM
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Not aware of a how-to type book. There are a good variety regarding collecting that show various patterns and like. I've got a couple tucked away somewhere. Perhaps Amazon.

I've done a few and I currently have a Daryl Meir damascus bladed one sitting in my to-finish drawer. These have been more of a curosity piece than sellers. It does bring folks up to the table for discussion.

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Old 08-22-2006, 03:18 PM
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You should be able to start with friction folder construction a technique, that?s what it basically is. You might want to ask over in the folder forums.


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Old 08-22-2006, 04:56 PM
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I dont know about making them but as far as guides go here is a price guide fo sorts but like most collectibles its very subjective.

I never tried to make one but they have been fun to collect.

I know there are other books out there too as far as values go.

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