How to sharpen a straight razor?

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โˆ™ 2008-10-02 07:58:37

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If you are up too it, get a waterstone, (norton 4000/8000 combo) is pretty much the standard. A strop is used to keep a razor sharp. A waterstone is to sharpen a razor.

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