Mastro Livi School

Discussion started by razorguy, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. razorguy

    razorguy Member

    Thank you sir for your appreciation. The Mastro Livi School project is actually a quite long series and I guess many more episodes will come, sooner or later.
     
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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Ten: Hand Palm Stropping. How to use the hand palm to strop a straight razor or kamisori. Hand palm stropping is a very effective technique in order to get a very clean, smooth, perfect and comfortable razor's edge for shaving. Common mistakes to avoid while hand palm stropping and how to ensure the best edge for your straight razor or kamisori while getting the most comfortable shave.​
     
  3. razorguy

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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Eleven: How to properly prepare your skin, face and whiskers for the best shave and how to properly treat the skin, nicks and cuts at the end of the shave. Shave brush, straight razor, soap, alum block, pre-shave oil, aftershave and all you need to get the best shave ever. With barber Luigi Migni.​
     
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  4. bald as

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    Again @razorguy thank you for another excellent tutorial video. Please thank the barber.
     
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  5. razorguy

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    Thank you for taking the time to watch this video. I will thank barber Luigi Migni.


    The RazorGuy
     
  6. filobiblic

    filobiblic Facepeeler Extraordinare State Convenor - NSW Group Buy Caporegime 2017 Sabbatical Fail 2016 Sabbatical Fail 2015 Sabbatical Fail

    Ditto. Very helpful and practical. Simple and straight-forward.

    I like that repetition of the simple fact of water being essential to a shave. [emoji106] I couldn't agree more.
     
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  7. razorguy

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    Water is everything in shaving. After all there must be a reason why they call it wet shaving! :)


    The RazorGuy
     
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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Twelve: Introduction to abrasive pastes and creams for refreshing and restoring a straight razor's edge in order to get a comfortable and smooth shave. Difference between abrasive stick and abrasive cream, when to use them and their purpose. Tips on how having a super smooth and sharp edge in order to enjoy the best shave ever with a straight razor.​
     
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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Thirteen: How to sharpen a straight razor with abrasive pastes using loom strop or paddle strop. How to refresh the edge of your straight razor in order to get the most comfortable shave ever. How to turn a dull razor into a super honed and cutting edge for the best, super smooth and irritation free shave by sharpening it with abrasive pastes. Find out how loom strop, leather paddle strop with abrasive stick, paste and cream can limit the honing of your razor and the use of hones and stones.​
     
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  10. ben74

    ben74 Member Grand Society

    This is probably the best collection of straight razor tutorials I've ever had the pleasure of viewing. Thank-you razorguy, Mastro Livi and Luigi Migni!
     
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  11. razorguy

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    Thank you for taking the time to watch the videos. The Mastro Livi School is not over yet and we have other episodes to be released. There are still many subjects that need to be covered. Thanks for your appreciation.


    The RazorGuy
     
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  12. ben74

    ben74 Member Grand Society

    I look forward to the next instalment!
     
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  13. razorguy

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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Fourteen: Introduction to sharpening abrasive stones and hones to be used with straight razors. How to properly use synthetic and natural stones. Understanding stone and hone grit, abrasive power and abrasive efficacy in order to have a smooth straight razor's edge for the best comfortable shave. How to choose the best hone or stone for straight razor honing and sharpening, as well as the use with water or oil.​
     
  14. razorguy

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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Fifteen: Straight razor sharpening stone and hone maintenance, how to clean a stone before honing a straight razor, how to flatten a stone or hone surface in order to ensure the best honing and the best edge for the most comfortable and smooth shave. How to properly clean, flat and store your sharpening stones and hones.​
     
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    Mastro Livi School: A practical course on using and maintaining your straight razor. From understanding a straight razor to honing and shaving.

    Part Sixteen: Honing and sharpening a straight razor with abrasive stones. How to regrind a straight razor's bevel, refine and clean a straight razor's edge after honing with stones. How to hone a straight razor with a Belgian coticule and get the very best edge ever for the best shaving experience.​
     
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  16. bald as

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    Please pass on my thanks and appreciation for Mastro Livi's dedication to his craft.

    Steve
     
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  17. razorguy

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    I will. Thank you. :)
     

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