How To: Get the Perfect Straight Razor Shave

created at: 01/12/2011

Jakob went to visit Ernest and Olivia’s Old-Fashioned Barber Shop in New York’s West Village, and got all sorts of professional tips for getting the best shave from a straight razor.   Thankfully, he brought along a video crew, and they documented the whole process. I find this how-to much easier to understand than text-only versions, as its helpful to see the movements of the barber’s hands to learn how to control the incredibly sharp object you’re holding up to your face!

How Tuesday: The Straight Shave []