Böker Solingen

Boker Damascus Curly Birch Wood 6/8 Straight Razor

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The handles of the noble Boker Damascus Burl Birch are made from the wood of the burl birch, which is native to the far north of Europe. The already special grain of this wood, which due to its special characteristics is often used for extraordinary models, is further exposed by its stabilization and complete colouring. The modern handle shape fits perfectly together with the 6/8 inch blade. Made with Damascus Steel and a French head, this gorgeous razor is completed by the fine Boker tree emblem, which is inserted into the handle by hand. The blade features an extra hollow ground with ridge. It includes an authentic Boker laser engraving in the blade passage, a certificate of authenticity, and noble floating display. Handmade in the Boker knife manufactory Solingen.

Like any other razor sold by The Classic Edge Shaving Store, this razor is professionally honed to "shave ready" by Phil. This $25 Value is our way of showing you that we are willing to take our Customer Service to the next level. After all, nothing is worse than buying a Straight Razor as a gift for a loved one, only for them to open the box and realize that they now have to send it away to be sharpened before they can use it. Also included is a free follow up honing that can be used once your razor is in need of a fresh edge.

Please allow a minimum of at least 2-3 business days for us to prepare your Straight Razor, as this is not a product that you buy just anywhere. It needs special attention to detail as it will come in contact with your skin, and must be sanitized and polished before being coated with Renaissance Wax. This careful and considerate attention to each razor is the difference between a shaving store that will rush your razor out the next morning, and our own Artisan-owned shaving store that is nothing less than extreme when it comes to making their clients 100% satisfied. It's our job to ensure that your experience is perfect. We cannot thank you enough for visiting our website, and we hope you have a great day.

Note: When you receive the razor for the first time, carefully take it out of the box and remove the oil with a piece of tissue. The razor has already been stropped and it completely "Shave Ready", so go ahead and shave! You will get 2 shaves before needing to strop (depending on how aggressive your beard growth is. Each time you have used your razor, rinse the blade with hot tap water. Carefully and thoroughly dry the blade and in between the scales with a piece of tissue paper before you close it. We recommend to oil your razor after every use. To maintain a sharp cutting edge, strop regularly prior to shaving.

Grind: Extra Full Hollow

Blade Width: 6/8

Point: French

Metal: Damascus Steel

Handle: Curly Birch Wood

Made in Solingen, Germany by Böker

Customer Reviews

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Pierre the Diver
Oh wow worth every penny

Like most people,I wasn't sure about buying a Damascus blade for a razor. Böker really knows how to make a believer out of me. Has always, I talk to Phil the master before, just because a lot of non real Damascus are sold. Well, it is a genuine blade, but what surprised me the most is how sharp it realllllllyyy his, just unbelievable, I have already shaved my self twice in two days and it's just awesome how it's has sharp and steady has when I took it out of it's packaging. Phil you make my shaving the experience I look for, smooth amd steady. Thank you Jane and Phil for being a part of my every day shaving ritual. You guy's are the best.