Razor restoration toolkit

Discussion in 'Razor Restoration' started by TheFiveO, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. TheFiveO

    TheFiveO Well-Known Member

    Well I am in the process of building a razor restoration toolkit and parts. Yesterday my wife and I were in the Los Angeles Jewelry District getting her ring worked on. I scored these two items for less than $20 at a jewelers supply store. [​IMG]

    I already played a little rounding a pin. What a difference the right tools make
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  2. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    That's cool. It makes a big difference when pinning.
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  3. TheFiveO

    TheFiveO Well-Known Member

    Yep that's the hope. I may drill a small hole to a certain depth in the flat surface for the pinning
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  4. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    I need something like delicate that. I just have my large bench vise with a flat surface to work with, and a large Ball Peen Hammer. I have to be way to careful with that heavy hammer of mine.
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  5. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Yeah, I did that with mine. I drilled it in the side.

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  6. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    Yeah. I had an 8 oz hammer and it was way too big. The 4 oz hammer is just right.
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  7. TheFiveO

    TheFiveO Well-Known Member

    They are available all over but I did found this nice one for about $10 on Esty.
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  8. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

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  9. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

    More bench top tools of the trade: I don't use them all the time but its better to have 'em and not need 'em than otherwise. :D

    Clockwise from big ball peen hammer: 16oz, 8oz, 4oz; Jeweler's block (final peening), variety of small files, Punch set (1/16" for stubborn pin removal), doming set (for washers); flat files, two pair flush cutters (different sizes); needle-nose plier. Second photo: two vices; one standard with peening surface, one 360° rotating (very handy when I need a third hand!)
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  10. rojas.eulalio

    rojas.eulalio New Member

    Nice tools

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  11. Rusty blade

    Rusty blade The Good Humor Man

    Nice. There is something so heartwarming about a fully stocked workbench. I love tools and various gizmos.
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  12. PickledNorthern

    PickledNorthern Fabulous, the unicorn

    I see what you did there.
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  13. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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  14. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    That is very cool, Kevin. It would be a sin to envy your setup, so I will just be happy for you.
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  15. JazzDoc

    JazzDoc Well-Known Member

    How exactly do you dome washers? What size washers do you use and where can you get a doming set?
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