Reclaimed Wood Razor Handle

What’s reclaimed wood? Well, back in the nineteenth century, lumberjacks used to float timber down river in order to get it to mills. Fun fact: that’s where the sport of logrolling originated. Anyway, most timber made it, but some sank to the bottom, to await industrious razor-handle makers and other artisans.

This reclaimed wood razor handle ($69), by Owen & Fred, is cypress that spent about one hundred years at the bottom of a Louisiana river, giving the wood a greenish hue. It’ll work with blades sold by Owen & Fred, or with your standard Gillette fare.

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