I have read Joel's sticky on str8's. I have a question on the holding method. I have tried to hold the razor as Joel describes, pic here aprox:
Problem is on my first try I am having troulbe seeing the blade holding with this method. I then tried this orientation:
And seems that I can see the blade better as I cut. Any comments? I am totally new to this and yes I realize this is not a str8, but all I have right now.