The cascade-steel razors were born out of a desire to bring proper straight-razors back to barbering, rather than settling on sub-par disposable blades. Paired with their education program on proper sanitization and care of a razor, the Portland Professional line has made waves in the American barbering industry with professionals who take the time to care for their tools and sanitize them properly.
Using Cascade Steel, the Portland Razor Co. has crafted a razor that will not corrode and lose its edge in barbicide while maintaining all of the workability and edge-retention of traditional carbon steel. The durable G10 scales are sexy yet completely resistant to damage from disinfectant chemicals. This razor is the epitome of traditional craftsmanship and modern material technology. The rounded tip is easy to use for any skill-level but still offers expert precision.
All straight razors must be stropped before use to straighten burrs and polish the edge for the smoothest shave possible. Be sure to use agood quality stropand accurate technique.
Honing/ Sharpening should be done on Japanese synthetic or natural whetstones. You can bring your blade into a Kent of Inglewood store to be honed, with the first time free on any blades purchased from us. Razor honing classes are also available at your nearest Kent of Inglewood location.
About Portland Razor Co. - Portland Razor Co. is a manufacturer of straight razors with a dedicated team of razor smiths who make, by hand, some of the best and coolest straight razors around. You may know that we are their exclusive Canadian retailer, which flatters us to no end. Started by Scott Miyako and quickly joined by Hunter Lea, Portland Razor Co. grew quickly. They pioneer new razor-making techniques and materials while maintaining strict quality standards. Now the Portland Razor Co. educates barbers on proper straight razor use, has a couple of apprentices, and continues to make some of the best shaving blades the world has ever seen. We are excited to see where they go in the future.