The Shave Nook. I would like to receive the Newsletter and any updates, promotions and other information from Fendrihan Ltd. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Are you letting the patina build up or buffing it? Wonderful razor. (06-09-2018, 07:15 AM) FloridaCreekIndian Wrote: I purchased a Karve with the 3.5" handle and the F plate. And you are correct in that Protectaclear will not make the Karve razor immune to patina, but it will certainly help maintain the polished appearance which is definitely what I would want. Never thought I would say this after enjoying the Rockwell 6S for the last year but the Karve is better. The razor is complete and only requires a blade to be ready to use.
The entire razor is constructed from solid brass and is bead blasted for a subtle matte finish. Double edge safety razor; Solid brass; Knurled, guilloche style handle Chris Kirchen is the artisan behind Karve Shaving Co. Based out of Canada, he is producing exceptional brass safety razors that are catching the imagination of wet shavers around the world.
In the world of antiques, it is generally recommended to keep that patina on. Karve Razor.... My Patina project. . I'd rather have a product that I could "set it and forget it" for a few months as opposed to ren. The antique patina begins with light brown in about 2 hours -- moving along to black. Hi Graeme, Im sure Karve owners will chime in here. I think it’s very much a personal choice. The razor fits inside disassembled and came with a pack of blades, care instructions and a cool piece of wood engraved with an image of a safety razor and the Charcoal Goods logo. The surface on your new razor will mellow and take on a unique patina for every owner based on their habits. There's been some very interesting and desirable patina's on the Karve and other brass razors. sort of like the T. Eaton statue where the shoe tips are highly polished by passers-by, while the rest of the statue has the patina of age in place. 3.25" = 103g x 91mm long 3.5" = 110g x 98mm long . First off I ordered the razor on Sunday January 27th and it arrived Thursday February 7th, having shipped from Edmonton Canada, stopping over at international processing in San Francisco, and arriving to me in Massachusetts in 11 total days. The brass body remains uncoated, so a patina will form over time and the surfaces will darken. As is the case with all uncoated brass items, a patina will form over time and the surfaces will darken. Then highlight carefully with a bit of polish. In today's lesson, you'll need the following: Aluminum foil; Baking Soda Antique patina and other colors are available on amazon. Here's the first Karve stainless steel razor (I think) at the Big Shave Southwest in US wet shaving community, you'll have to watch very carefully somewhere at 13:20 Last edited: May 10, 2019 Likes: Holiday , Lego and gillettedeguy But, I did a slight clean & polish to the top cap with some Brasso to remove a couple of tiny water spots. Here's the first Karve stainless steel razor (I think) at the Big Shave Southwest in US wet shaving community, you'll have to watch very carefully somewhere at 13:20 Last edited: May 10, 2019 Likes: Holiday , Lego and gillettedeguy Obviously you’re aware that patina forms on brass so I guess it depends on whether you will like the aged appearance of the razor in future. Love the patina! This kit is assembled with the daily shaver in mind (as its name implies). The handle is available in 3.25″, 3.5″lengths to suit your style.
Blue, green and brown available. The inside diameter of the stand is Ø12.3mm, which is ideal for a 12mm handle. I have 2 Karve razor sets with 5 plates. wax that will need to be reapplied every couple of weeks. Type 15 is made from solid Brass which offers great thermal conductivity, substantial weight and a unique changing finish.
Karve Brass Razor Stand. Unlike our original offering, this kit comes with several different base plates, allowing you to tailor your shave to your everyday needs and is equipped with a pack of blades, ensuring you can just pick it up and shave with no fuss. One easy way to remove the patina, but keep the silver in-tact involves some cool at home science and the use of chemistry! Gus, how is the Karve aging? Also, the patina mine developed was more of a general darkening. I received my Christopher Bradley razor by Karve yesterday and I want to give a quick review.