Introduction: Straight Razor, How to Do

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On this instructable I will show you how to do your own blade. I am inspired by Lewis Razors, he is a big artisan, but on my small garage I am not able to forge with a good hammer, but I enjoy a lot with the things I have or I can make.

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A piece of stainless steel

A rectal of sapeli wood

Epoxy resin

2 copper nails

Linseed oil

Double-sided tape

Tools:

Grinder

Cutting disc

Roughing disk

Polishing disc

Belt sander

Sandpaper 60

Sandpaper 120

Sandpaper 240

Round lime

Straight line

Forging

Whetstone

band saw

Drill

1.5mm drill bit

Clamps

Step 1: We Create Our Blade in Our Desired Shape.

Picture of We Create Our Blade in Our Desired Shape.

Step 2: We Cut With Our Grinder Arm Saw and Then We Rough Down.

Picture of We Cut With Our Grinder Arm Saw and Then We Rough Down.

Step 3: We Rework the Edges of the Blade Handle.

Picture of We Rework the Edges of the Blade Handle.

Step 4: We Outline the Center of Our Razorblade.

Picture of We Outline the Center of Our Razorblade.

Step 5: We Begin to Rough Down With Our Belt Sander (Sandpaper Number 60), Once We Have Get a Typical Two Middle Moons. My Belt Sander Is Located in a Small Wooden Support Made by Myself ( I Will Explain How to Do It in Another Instructable).

Picture of We Begin to Rough Down With Our Belt Sander (Sandpaper  Number 60), Once We Have Get a Typical Two Middle Moons. My Belt Sander Is Located in a Small Wooden Support Made by Myself ( I Will Explain How to Do It in Another Instructable).

Step 6: We File Down the Curve and Then We Take Off the Inside Point.

Picture of We File Down the Curve and Then We Take Off the Inside Point.

Step 7: We Put in the Forge and Heat to Red-hot, Then We Must Cool in Oil.

Picture of We Put in the Forge and Heat to Red-hot, Then We Must Cool in Oil.

Step 8: With Our Sandpaper Number 120 We Keep on Working, Please Take Into Mind That I Need to Cool First, Because We Don´t Want to Get Temperature Through. Then We Use a Sandpaper Number 240.

Picture of With Our Sandpaper  Number 120 We Keep on Working, Please Take Into Mind That I Need to Cool First, Because We Don´t Want to Get Temperature Through. Then We Use a Sandpaper Number 240.

Step 9: We Use Now a Sandpaper Number 400 and We Sand Down.

Picture of We Use Now a Sandpaper Number 400 and We Sand Down.

Step 10: We Pulish With Our Grinder.

Picture of We Pulish With Our Grinder.

Step 11: We Finish Sharping With a Whetstone.

Picture of We Finish Sharping With a Whetstone.

Step 12: We Put on a Paper the Razorblade, and the We Draw the Blade Draw As Our Convenience. Then We Trim the Paper.

Picture of We Put on a Paper the Razorblade, and the We Draw the Blade Draw As Our Convenience. Then We Trim the Paper.

Step 13: On the Wood, We Place Our Stencil and Paint With a Spray to Have the Idea Drawed.

Picture of On the Wood, We Place Our Stencil and Paint With a Spray  to Have the Idea Drawed.

Step 14: We Trim the Blade Draw, We Can Do It With the Elements We Have in Our Garage.

Picture of We Trim the Blade Draw, We Can Do It With the Elements We Have in Our Garage.

Step 15: Stick With Double-sided Both Sides, and Rework With a Belt Sand. on This Step, I Should Have Work the Blade Draw More Before, Because at the End, the Edge Was Placed and It Would Be Better to Give a Definitive Shape Before.

Picture of Stick With Double-sided  Both Sides, and Rework With a Belt Sand. on This Step, I Should Have Work the Blade Draw More Before, Because at the End, the Edge Was Placed and It Would Be Better to Give a Definitive Shape Before.

Step 16: We Drill the Edge With a 1.5mm Drill Bit Both Sides of the Blade Draw. We Must Create a Wood Block Wedged With the Same Thickness of the Edge, We Will Use It As a Block.

Picture of We Drill the Edge With a 1.5mm Drill Bit Both Sides of the Blade Draw. We Must Create a Wood Block Wedged With the Same Thickness of the Edge, We Will Use It As a Block.

Step 17: Now We Are Going to Put Together the Blade, Pasted With Epoxi Resin.

Picture of Now We Are Going to Put Together the Blade, Pasted With Epoxi Resin.

Step 18: Tighten With a Pliers.

Picture of Tighten With a Pliers.

Step 19: Now We Rework and Give Shape to the Blade Draw. This Step Must Have Been Done Before.

Picture of Now We Rework and Give Shape to the Blade Draw. This Step Must Have Been Done Before.

Step 20: We Give the Last Retouch.

Picture of We Give the Last Retouch.

Step 21: Apply Linseed Oil and Enjoy Another Good Day Job.

Picture of Apply Linseed Oil and Enjoy Another Good Day Job.

Comments

joen (author)2017-06-27

What material are you using for the blade?

fghuertas (author)joen2017-06-27

Sorry, I forget to attach the materials, now you have the materials ready on the site; anyway, if you have any querie, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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