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Razor Sharpening - Your Razor (Shipping from Home) Ships to Our Sharpening Service

252 reviews
$29.99 USD

 100% Hand Honed - No Machine Grinding

Please read the entirety of the information below! Instructions for the service are included!

Whether hand-honing your razor is an art you have not yet mastered or a chore you prefer not to do, we will do it for you. We do our very finest work with your understanding and patience. We will hone your straight razor and restore its shaving sharp edge using the same time-honored and proven Hand-Honing, Lapping, and Stropping Techniques employed by professional barbers for over 400 years. Only by shaving with a properly sharpened razor can one appreciate the optimal quality, comfort, and closeness of a straight razor shave.

Your razor(s) will be in the repair shop for 1-4 business days. After sharpening we will return your shave-ready razor(s) directly to you by mail. (Please understand that shipping time to and from the sharpening service is not included in this time estimate.) We highly recommend choosing a shipping method with tracking information available (and insurance) when shipping your razor to us. Shipping to us is not included in the cost of this sharpening service.

If your razor will require any additional time for honing, we will contact you regarding additional charges.This would only be the case if the razor was damaged (chipped edge, bad rust & etc)... 

If you have ordered other items such as soaps and creams, all items will be shipped with your honed razor once the razor has been received and the honing service has been completed. If you would like to receive the other products ordered ahead of your razor, please contact us to arrange for additional shipping charges.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Due to safety concerns, your razor MUST be cleaned before sending it to our professionals for sharpening/restoration.  If we receive the razor and there is: Soap, Hair, Blood etc. on the razor.  Your order will be refunded, and the razor sent back.  In case of refund due to a dirty blade, the customer is liable for the return shipping.

Order each razor sharpening from this listing by clicking on the "Add To Cart" button above.

Please describe your razor(s) in the memo box above.

The shipping you select and pay for at checkout will be the choice of return shipping that we use to return your razor(s) to you once we have finished sharpening.

When packing your razor, please do not wrap anything around the blade! The safest method is to wrap the whole razor in bubble wrap and place in a small padded envelope or small flat rate box.

Print a copy of your order verification email and send the printed-out page along with your razor(s) to:

Classic Shaving
Sharpen-Hone
130 McGhee Rd. Suite 100
Sandpoint, ID.
83864

**** Please Read Carefully: We have encountered a few razor companies that do not tend to hold an edge. These razors tend to be a somewhat softer steel (Not properly hardened compared to properly heat treated razors, with a Rockwell hardness of 57 or greater.) Softer steel keeps the edge from forming a cutting bevel, as the shaving edge will deteriorate. Some of these brands can also have a geometry that is a bit thick for a straight razor shaving edge. If you would like to send in a razor that is on the following list, the razor will go to the honing service for inspection to either be honed, with every effort to reach shaving quality or returned for a refund.

**** Please note: if you send us one of the razors on the list below, we will not refund the shipping cost to ship the razor back to you.

Razors that don't take an edge:

Any Damascus Or High Carbon razors from Pakistan or India
NakedArmor
Best Quality (not DOVO Best)
Fury Sporting Cutlery
Good Quality
High Quality
Kriegar
Magnum
Master
Master USA
Simco
Special Quality
Steel Warrior
Sweeney Todd
Timber Rattler
Timber Wolf
Tomahawk
Two Man
Venus
Zeepk
Zeva

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GH
08/17/2022
George H.
United States United States

Same great service

Very impressed with not only the honing service, but the rust removal was very thorough, razor looks like new!!!

  • How long have you been Wet Shaving? 5 years
  • Do you prefer a Safety Razor or Straight Razor? Straight Razor
  • Do you prefer a Shave Soap or Cream? Shave Cream
  • Have You Ever Tried a Pre-Shave Oil or Lotion? Yes
MR
08/09/2022
Martin R.
United States United States

Great Service

Quality work and surprisingly quick turnaround on both merchandise and honing service. Prompt responses to inquiries. I highly recommend Classic Shaving.

  • How long have you been Wet Shaving? 50 years
  • Do you prefer a Safety Razor or Straight Razor? Straight razot
  • Do you prefer a Shave Soap or Cream? Shave soap
  • Have You Ever Tried a Pre-Shave Oil or Lotion? Yes
A Classic Shaving Customer
RG
07/05/2022
Ronald G.
United States United States

From a near throwaway to my best shaver

It was absolutely outstanding. I hone my own razors and have always been successful, but I had this one razor that I simply could not get sharp. I was in the process of tossing it in the garbage when I thought I would give the sharpening service a try. As the title of this review would indicate, a shave from this sharpened razor was incredible, indeed right now it is my best shaver. I can recommend the service without hesitation!

  • How long have you been Wet Shaving? 50 years
  • Do you prefer a Safety Razor or Straight Razor? Straight
  • Do you prefer a Shave Soap or Cream? Cream
  • Have You Ever Tried a Pre-Shave Oil or Lotion? I love Truffit & Hill pre shave oil
MR
07/03/2022
Michael R.
United States United States

Excellent quality & reasonable price

I took my 5/8” rounded tip full hollow grind razor to a knife sharpening service that dulled it. Classic Shaving restored the edge to better than new, and cleaned some minor rust from the blade to boot. I’m going to be sending my razor to them every time it needs sharpening from here on out.

  • How long have you been Wet Shaving? 9 years.
  • Do you prefer a Safety Razor or Straight Razor? Straight razor.
  • Do you prefer a Shave Soap or Cream? Soap.
  • Have You Ever Tried a Pre-Shave Oil or Lotion? Yes.
GH
05/20/2022
George H.
United States United States

Delayed gratification

We had the grout redone in both bathrooms and I foolishly left my straight razor on its stand during two days of very high humidity conditions. My razor was rusted so badly I couldn’t continue to shave with it, so I sent it to CS for rust removal as well as honing. I have since received it, it is carefully oiled and wrapped, but I don’t wish to unwrap and use it until the one I am using requires attention. I know that when I unwrap it, CS will have done a beautiful job of restoring my razor for several months of great shaves…! I very much appreciate the great service that I receive from them

  • How long have you been Wet Shaving? 10 years
  • Do you prefer a Safety Razor or Straight Razor? Straight
  • Do you prefer a Shave Soap or Cream? Cream
  • Have You Ever Tried a Pre-Shave Oil or Lotion? Yes, Taylor Aromatherapy