A lovely vintage Taylors Eye Witness " Kleencut" straight razor in black scales.It has a few small water marks and discoloration around the shank but a lovely clean straight blade, very sharp ! These razors were made by Sheffield Knife manufacturers Needham, Veall & Tyzack from around 1840 onwards. Fully restored and shave ready ( see note below )

Taylors Eye Witness " Kleencut" Straight Razor

  • 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