Frequently Asked Questions about our products
Sm. Soaps are 2.5 in diameter & are 2 Ό ounces
Lg. Soaps are 3 in diameter & are 3 Ύ ounces
Cologne & Balm: 4 ounce bottles
#115 style mugs are 3 ½ in diameter---fits the small or large size soap
#129-Super mug is 4 in diameter---fits large size soap
#119-Apothecary Shave Mug is 4 at the top & tapers to 3 at base---fits lg. size soap
#182-onyx bowls do not fit in the wood bases
All brushes are 4 in height except the #344 which is 6 , #850 is 4 ½
To clean a brush use a mild solution of Borax, readily available wherever you buy laundry detergent.
Do not boil brush, it has been sterilized by the maker.
Hang in open air with bristles facing down to dry
#163, #157, #180 all open the same. The handle unscrews from the head of the razor.
#70 opens by popping the top off and then putting the blade in and snap top back on
#178, #570, #198 open by unscrewing from the bottom of the razor, there is a shaft in the handle that comes out
#2000 opens like shuttle doors by screwing the bottom of the handle
Handle is polypropylene on all of the #504, #506 & #515 series and all are carbon steel blades
#43 is Pakkawood w/stainless steel blade, Olivewood, Stainless Steel, and Red Wood
Blades are either 5/8 or 6/8
Mammoth is a singing blade
They are 15 x 1 Ύ and they are made of German reindeer hide
The reverse side is linen
You strop to straighten the razor so it will not drag while shaving. The razor should be stropped before the stone to ensure the blade is properly aligned before sharpening. The linen backing is to warm the blade, via friction, prior to stropping. The strop paste is to be applied to the leather side to keep it supple and from cracking.
It is made of hard Arkansas white stone and it is 5 ½ x 1 ½ (stone only)--total length with handle is 12. The grit size is approximately 800-1000, impossible to give definite grit size due to the fact that it is a natural stone.