This is my first foray into Japanese Westerns. I bought 2 on eBay from a Japanese vendor for only 25 bucks a piece! They both had some rust but...
I display mine in toothbrush holders on top of an antique shaving vanity.
I'm actually eyeing up a couple of those Feons on the bay
Polished a bunch of kitchen knives on my new buffer then sharpened them on the hones.
Frederick Reynolds 6/8 near wedge regrind
WD silver tip badger
Waxed the Stingray. Takin the wife out on the town
Tried out both of these beauties today. Impeccable shavers.
Brought this beauty back to life recently. Pitting stopped at the spine thankfully. Honed up quickly and shaves like a dream.
It just doesn't get much better than this 6/8 Frederick Reynolds near wedge that I restored and had reground by Zowada. What a shave!
If I had to do it all over I would have gone with the naniwa 3/8/12 rather than the Norton 4/8.
However once I bought the Chosera 1k, I solved...
I had my initial edge on that stone but didn't like it. Normally it's my go-to finisher though.
Friodur Inox stainless 6/8
Been wanting one of these forever. Honed up beautifully on a chosera 1k bevel set and PHIG progression. Speick is...
I recently did my Friodur 6/8 stainless bellied hollow with the c12k. For the first year I had it, I was convinced it was a dud. The dud was me....
Maas and extra fine steel wool usually does the trick.
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