Recommended websites

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Recommended websites

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Ardennes Coticule – the last operational Coticule mine.

Brent Beach’ pages on sharpening – an excellent resource that offers a ton of good sharpening theory, oriented to tool sharpening, yet his articles easily translate to straight razors as well. Highly recommended.

Eastern Smooth – a eloquent blog site by Jim Rion. Follow our man on a discovering journey through an astonishing world of razors, hones and strops.

RazorEmporium – Matt Pisarcik is a personal friend. He hosts a cozy online shop, where he offers vintage shaving gear.

ShaveTheMonkeys – Charlie Lewis hosts a small website dedicated to building and restoring razors. He has a lot of good information about techniques that require no expensive and specialised gear.

Scrupleworks – Tororlf Myklebust is by many  of our members considered to be’s “resident strop expert”. He runs a small “one man” strop making and refurbishing operation that does not compromise about quality. Highly recommended.

Straight Razor MagazineStraight Razor Magazine offers authoritative insight and opinion on straight shaving related products, services, manufacturers and vendors.