BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE " FOX BROTHES of SHEFFIELD" HOLLOW GROUND" STRAIGHT RAZOR WITH Pearl KIRINITE Scales. The blade has been cleaned, polished & honed ( see below ) and I have made new scales from Pearl White Kirinite material. It has had new pins & bushes. It has been sterilized and then coated with Fredricssons Razor Oil. Fully restored and shave ready ( see note below ) Manufacturers Info: Fox Brothers Eclipse Works Greenhill Nr Sheffield.
"FOX BROTHERS 5/8" Straight razor in Kirinite
I use the following process for all my razor restorations after the blade has been polished & buffed.
- 1st hone 250 grit Japanese Kingstone ( bevel setting)
- 1st hone 800 grit Japanese Kingstone
2nd hone 1200 grit Japanese kingstone
3rd hone 6,000 grit Japanese Kingstone
4th hone 12,000 grit Welsh Dragons Tongue Slate
5th strop Balsa strop - Green paste ( Chrome Oxide )
6th strop Leather strop - Yellow paste