All American Brushes????

Discussion in 'The Brush' started by poppi, Jul 4, 2018.

  1. poppi

    poppi Well-Known Member

    I know there are vintage American made brushes but I prefer new

    Are there any completely made in America brushes out there??

    I'm aware of many handle makers that use non domestic knots and I appreciate them but, again, looking for a COMPLETELY made in the USA brushes.

    Thanks in advance and enjoy those shaves.
  2. PickledNorthern

    PickledNorthern Fabulous, the unicorn

    Try 999 Shave on Etsy. They tie their own boar knots. BUT, I have no idea where they source their handles. I know they don’t turn them theirselves.

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  3. Terry Williams

    Terry Williams Well-Known Member

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  4. JoeB

    JoeB Well-Known Member


    Declaration Brushes. Handles made in USA. Knots are hand tied in USA

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  5. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    So it's simple. Buy an American made handle sized for a 24mm knot and send it to the guy at declaration. Get the best of both worlds that way.
  6. Boojum1

    Boojum1 Valet Parking Available Here

    The Varlet brushes and knots are made in California, USA.
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  7. JoeB

    JoeB Well-Known Member

    They are but their backlog is over a year.

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  8. kfbrady

    kfbrady Well-Known Member

    Is an all American brush even possible?

    Is any badger or boar actually sourced from the USA?

    Or is there a synthetic knot from a USA source?
  9. Herm2502

    Herm2502 off to elf practice

    Whipped Dog?

  10. JoeB

    JoeB Well-Known Member

    Pretty sure all badger hair is sourced from China or other countries abroad.

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  11. kfbrady

    kfbrady Well-Known Member

    That's what I believe too.

    And the badger species most commonly referred to (Meles meles, the European, or Eurasian Badger) is not native to China either. The Asian Badger (Memes leucurus) is similar to the European but has a paler coat and is a China native, as is the Hog Badger (Arctonyx collaris).

    It makes you wonder what we really get!

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