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#5843560 - 07/22/15 06:07 PM Damascus Straight Razor
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Here's a little straight razor blade I did just for grins . It's made from my own Twist Damascus in 1084 & 15n20. It's 6 3/4" long with a 3" cutting edge, is 1/8" thick, has jimping on top & bottom of handle and is hollow ground to a zero edge without any secondary bevel. There's a science to designing and grinding razors and I don't know any of it so this probably has some design errors, but I enjoyed messin' with it.

Thanks for looking.




Edited by D.Crawford (07/22/15 06:09 PM)
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#5843695 - 07/22/15 07:20 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Well if nothing else atleast it looks awesome
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#5843750 - 07/22/15 07:49 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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I really like that!
I like the coarseness of the damascus. Are you going to sell it?

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#5843980 - 07/22/15 10:12 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Thanks guys.

Dink, send me PM if you're interested.
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#5844007 - 07/22/15 10:29 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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It looks great David, what's your plan for the handle?
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#5844256 - 07/23/15 08:32 AM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Very cool piece David. up
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#5844403 - 07/23/15 10:31 AM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Bad bad Leroy Brown. he may have liked his diamonds, Lincolns, and drop top Caddy but he never had a razor this nice. This looks like a couple of sheets of Kirinite would make and elegant/simple and traditional looking handle.

Kudos on your use of time and metal....
cheers
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#5844628 - 07/23/15 01:24 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Very nicely done.
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#5845304 - 07/23/15 08:08 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Thanks gents. Not sure what I'll do about the handle but will post a pic if I figure it out.
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#5845455 - 07/23/15 09:27 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Very unique and great looking knife sir. up

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#5845510 - 07/23/15 10:06 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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I personally think some sort of white handle would look very nice with the blade.
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#5845855 - 07/24/15 08:42 AM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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good job......I also think some type of a white or pearl handle would work

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#5845971 - 07/24/15 09:35 AM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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I think that antique white micarta would be perfect, it looks like aged ivory, it would be the way to go.


Edited by nsmike (07/24/15 09:44 AM)
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#5846815 - 07/24/15 05:15 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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another vote for white/ivory handles.

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#5847122 - 07/24/15 09:02 PM Re: Damascus Straight Razor [Re: D.Crawford]
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Thanks for the input guys. I agree that antique white or ivory would've been a stellar choice but I just didn't have anything close to it on hand. In an effort to get this project completed I went ahead and used imitation Zebra horn (aka black paper micarta) and textured it with my Dremel. We'll do a nice antique handle on the next one.

Hope you like it.


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