Straight Razor Restoration & Honing

SKU: Restoration

Description

Have a straight razor that needs polishing, sharpening, or maybe new handles made?

WHAT WE DO

Our Straight Razor Restoration Service is the perfect solution for daily shavers and heirloom razors alike. Whether you want a shave-ready straight razor or museum quality keepsafe, we are committed to preserving history and helping you get the most from your wet shave experience.

 

HOW IT WORKS

  • Each razor is assessed for its specific needs. To safely remove afflicted metal during polishing, our team uses specialized compounds and rouges. Our experienced staff, safely maintain the integrity of your steel while buffing and polishing your razor and scales to look their best. This process removes pitting, rust, patina and damage, leaving the metal clean and hygenic.
  • We work to restore and preserve the original handles (scales) and will polish them to look their best. However, scales that have been contributing to rusting the blade are now removed and replaced with handcrafted custom scales designed by you if need be. Our website makes ordering custom scales easy by standardizing shapes, materials, and cost. Just select your options above and get a preview of what your straight razor will look like.
  • For that close shave, razors now move on to the sharpening process wherein our in-house Hone-Meister Eric takes them through an individualized stone progression. With an easel of over 12 stones to choose from; natural to synthetic, coticule to Chosera, exotic Japanese stones like Naniwa to tried and true performers like Norton, we have everything needed to give you the keenest edge you’ve ever experienced.

 

WHY IT MATTERS

Our Straight Razor Restoration Service was created with two purposes in mind: the everyday shaver that wants clean steel, beautiful custom scales, and the sharpest shaving edge; as well as the family heirloom straight razor, ready to be passed down to future generations, perfectly preserved in museum quality condition.

 

POLISHING BREAKDOWN

We offer two different polishing options so your razor can return home exactly how you intend!

Polish: light metal removal using polishing wheels only. Removes active rust, minor imperfections in blade like honing scratches, restores shine.

Re-Grind and Polish: Each razor must be individually evaluated. Regrind and Polish removes a good amount of metal through grinding wheels. Good for razors in really bad shape. Removes as many imperfections as possible without changing the razors over all shape. Note, any etchings on the blade face will not survive a regrind.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. "Add to Cart" this service, check-out and make payment.
  2. Download and fill out the Revamp Service form that will be included in your emailed invoice.
  3. Send in your razor however you choose - USPS Small Flat Rate box is our recommendation. 
  4. We'll let you know when we receive your razor and keep you updated during the process. 
  5. Our turn-around time is 7-10 days once we receive your razor.

 

OUR GUARANTEE

We promise to deliver to you a "Shave Ready" razor that has been polished, sharpened, sanitized and oiled. We guarantee our work for 3 months from the date we ship it back to you, giving you the confidence to enjoy using a quality vintage razor! Please CONTACT US with any other questions!  

 

BEFORE & AFTER

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Straight Razor Restoration & Honing

SKU: Restoration
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Description

Have a straight razor that needs polishing, sharpening, or maybe new handles made?

WHAT WE DO

Our Straight Razor Restoration Service is the perfect solution for daily shavers and heirloom razors alike. Whether you want a shave-ready straight razor or museum quality keepsafe, we are committed to preserving history and helping you get the most from your wet shave experience.

 

HOW IT WORKS

  • Each razor is assessed for its specific needs. To safely remove afflicted metal during polishing, our team uses specialized compounds and rouges. Our experienced staff, safely maintain the integrity of your steel while buffing and polishing your razor and scales to look their best. This process removes pitting, rust, patina and damage, leaving the metal clean and hygenic.
  • We work to restore and preserve the original handles (scales) and will polish them to look their best. However, scales that have been contributing to rusting the blade are now removed and replaced with handcrafted custom scales designed by you if need be. Our website makes ordering custom scales easy by standardizing shapes, materials, and cost. Just select your options above and get a preview of what your straight razor will look like.
  • For that close shave, razors now move on to the sharpening process wherein our in-house Hone-Meister Eric takes them through an individualized stone progression. With an easel of over 12 stones to choose from; natural to synthetic, coticule to Chosera, exotic Japanese stones like Naniwa to tried and true performers like Norton, we have everything needed to give you the keenest edge you’ve ever experienced.

 

WHY IT MATTERS

Our Straight Razor Restoration Service was created with two purposes in mind: the everyday shaver that wants clean steel, beautiful custom scales, and the sharpest shaving edge; as well as the family heirloom straight razor, ready to be passed down to future generations, perfectly preserved in museum quality condition.

 

POLISHING BREAKDOWN

We offer two different polishing options so your razor can return home exactly how you intend!

Polish: light metal removal using polishing wheels only. Removes active rust, minor imperfections in blade like honing scratches, restores shine.

Re-Grind and Polish: Each razor must be individually evaluated. Regrind and Polish removes a good amount of metal through grinding wheels. Good for razors in really bad shape. Removes as many imperfections as possible without changing the razors over all shape. Note, any etchings on the blade face will not survive a regrind.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. "Add to Cart" this service, check-out and make payment.
  2. Download and fill out the Revamp Service form that will be included in your emailed invoice.
  3. Send in your razor however you choose - USPS Small Flat Rate box is our recommendation. 
  4. We'll let you know when we receive your razor and keep you updated during the process. 
  5. Our turn-around time is 7-10 days once we receive your razor.

 

OUR GUARANTEE

We promise to deliver to you a "Shave Ready" razor that has been polished, sharpened, sanitized and oiled. We guarantee our work for 3 months from the date we ship it back to you, giving you the confidence to enjoy using a quality vintage razor! Please CONTACT US with any other questions!  

 

BEFORE & AFTER

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  • Posted by Max Dietshe on 22nd Jul 2022

    2
    Razor Honing

    When my beloved razor came back after six weeks it seemed, how can I put this, dull.

  • Posted by Daine Z on 30th Jun 2022

    2
    restoration & honing

    Restore job was good but the hone job was suspect. It was an extremely unpleasant shave.

  • Posted by Aaron Nagel on 15th May 2022

    5
    Razor Honing

    I've had my razors honed twice now by Razor Emporium. Each time there has been a fast turn around and they come back ready to use right out of the packaging.

  • Posted by Carl Drake on 12th May 2022

    4
    Razor Honing

    I get a babies botton type of shave from the Razor that was honed by Razor Emporuim., very satisfied with te results .