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Thread: W&B Restore

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Bakersfield, CA

    Default W&B Restore

    This was one of the first blades that I cleaned up, and the second set of scales that I've made. They are Koa wood. Not as east to work with as I had expected. I kind of free handed the shape a little and it shows, but I'm still fairly happy with them. The wedge is made from a Nickel.
    The scales were soaked in melted wax to infuse them.
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    Matt _______________________________________________ Go Speed Racer Go (The 60's cartoon, not the movie)

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    Default a newb tostr8's n lookin for a good one with a fair price..lemme know!!..this ones purty! ;-)

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    Whenever able, W&B is what I want. So good looking.
    Double pits to chesty!!! :thumbdown

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Kananaskis, AB


    I cannot wait for my W&B to arrive, they clean up so nicely!!
    Great work on this one.
    Learning the naked blade

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    Love the grain of the wood
    "One aught not to act and speak like people asleep." -Heraclitus

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Bakersfield, CA
    Thread Starter


    I love the grain of the wood too. The hardest part was no matter how much I sanded, I just couldn't get it as smooth as I would have liked. Since I didn't coat the scales with anything like CA or poly, the pits in the wood show.
    Matt _______________________________________________ Go Speed Racer Go (The 60's cartoon, not the movie)

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Hendersonville, NC


    W&B's are one of my favorite blades!
    Good Tea Drinking and Shaving! Best regards, Steve.

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