AMBOYNA BURL / 10/8 Joseph Rodgers

Discussion in 'Razor Restoration' started by denmason, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. denmason

    denmason Uncle Dennis

    Well here we go again. As you may have seen in an earlier post where I broke a set of scales, I have made a new set from the same hunk of wood as the originals. The first set are in progress and will replace this set. The scales are Amboyna burl backed with white ebony. Many coats of CA, micarta spacer drilled and filled with brass weight for balance. Pins are brass with brass and stainless washers. Just finished shaving with this 10/8 and whooo wheee it shaves nice, though while hitting the sideburns it's like wearing a blinder. This thing will test your endurance for sure, and be sure you keep your lower body protected in case you drop it or you'll find more than just the razor on the floor.
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  2. Duckster

    Duckster Wabbit Season!

    The scales are amazing!!
  3. Bronco

    Bronco Mac Daddy

    Beautiful razor Dennis!
  4. Padron

    Padron Active Member


    That looks great Dennis, the Amboyna is great looking wood :cool:
  5. Leon

    Leon Active Member

    A 10/8??? A freak of nature! :happy102
  6. bg42

    bg42 New Member

    Absolutely beautiful razor , but your going to have to stop showing off :D
    Kind regards Peter
  7. PalmettoB

    PalmettoB The Old Guard

    Nice Job, Dennis! She's A Beaut!!
  8. Queen of Blades

    Queen of Blades Mistress of Mischief Staff Member

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    :happy096 Just lovely!
  9. rwb

    rwb Member

    i would love to have a 10/8 blade you could shave the whole face before wiping the cream off.
  10. Reformation Student

    Reformation Student New Member

    I can't think of ever seeing more beautiful scales. A true work of a master craftsman.
  11. Automaton-Tim

    Automaton-Tim New Member

    You have elevated another utilitarian implement into a piece of art. Great Job!
  12. soulshine

    soulshine Flower Power

    Wow - stunning!
  13. 1Adam12

    1Adam12 New Member

    That is an absolutely beautiful razor. I would be proud to own a razor restored that well. The scales are just breath taking. Excellent job!!
  14. 1969Fatboy

    1969Fatboy New Member

    Very nice razor! Really would look nice with my brush:)

  15. XombieDad

    XombieDad New Member

    Those scales are staggeringly beautiful. Always had a soft spot for anything in Amboyna burl.
  16. JimR

    JimR Active Member

    That's not a razor, that's a battle axe!
  17. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Eccentric Razor Collector Staff Member

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  18. Beth/denmason

    Beth/denmason New Member

    Beautiful ain't it
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  19. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Eccentric Razor Collector Staff Member

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    It really is. When people talk about "one of a kind" this is the type of thing they are speaking of.
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