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Basics of Straight Razors
Spine - This is the back of the razor opposite of the cutting edge.
Tang - This part of the razor helps to raise the blade from the scale and is also used to stabilize the blade while shaving.
Pivot Pin - This joins the blade with the scale
Scale (Handle) Material
Grind - Describes the actual shape of the blade. Different grinds change how the blade sharpens and how sharp the blade will get