Introduction: Straight Razor, How to Do
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
2 copper nails
1.5mm drill bit
Step 1: We Create Our Blade in Our Desired Shape.
Step 2: We Cut With Our Grinder Arm Saw and Then We Rough Down.
Step 3: We Rework the Edges of the Blade Handle.
Step 4: 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).
Step 6: 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.
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.
Step 9: We Use Now a Sandpaper Number 400 and We Sand Down.
Step 10: We Pulish With Our Grinder.
Step 11: 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.
Step 13: 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.
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.
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.
Step 17: Now We Are Going to Put Together the Blade, Pasted With Epoxi Resin.
Step 18: Tighten With a Pliers.
Step 19: Now We Rework and Give Shape to the Blade Draw. This Step Must Have Been Done Before.
Step 20: We Give the Last Retouch.
Step 21: Apply Linseed Oil and Enjoy Another Good Day Job.
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