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Here? No, but I know where you can get one in Vancouver, BC.

Posted by Will in Seattle | March 24, 2008 2:28 PM

Ask Mistress Matisse, she can probably recommend someone.

Or did you mean for your face?

Posted by Sister Y | March 24, 2008 2:30 PM

Oslo's Men's Store, Queen Anne. Google it.

Posted by cody | March 24, 2008 2:33 PM

There is a barber named Chad in the back of Oslo's on Queen Anne that gives a good straight razor shave.

Posted by Shave | March 24, 2008 2:33 PM

@ Sweeney Todd's on Fleet Street

Posted by RHETT ORACLE | March 24, 2008 2:36 PM

How about Google? Results from the first hit (after your own LiveJournal entry):

Capelli's Gentlemen's Barbershop

Posted by Lou | March 24, 2008 2:36 PM

Valentines in Greenwood.

Posted by DOUG. | March 24, 2008 2:38 PM

I was just now looking for a place around town to buy nice shaving soap. If you don't mind a trip behind the Lake Washington Curtain, The Art of Shaving (in Bel Square) seems to have "Barber Spa(R) services available. Appointments suggested". I've never used, so caveat shavor, or however you'd say it in Latin.

Posted by S. Ben Melhuish | March 24, 2008 2:42 PM

Steve's in Wedgwood.

Posted by levide | March 24, 2008 2:43 PM

Fifth Avenue Barber, down the street from Top Pot and kitty-corner from the Icon Grill. Call ahead, there's only one guy (Rick?) who does it.

Posted by LT L | March 24, 2008 2:49 PM

Sig's barber shop?

Posted by NapoleonXIV | March 24, 2008 3:02 PM

Second Valentine's.

A tip: if you ever decide to try shaving yourself with a straight razor, close your bathroom door before you begin so the cat can't get in.

Posted by Fnarf | March 24, 2008 3:05 PM

I recently got some straight razor action from one of the guys at ACME on Denny, though it was for the neckline. Maybe he would be willing to "go all the way" for you if you ask just right. Call em up and let me know what they say. I would love a straight razor shave to.

Posted by thaumaturgistguy | March 24, 2008 3:09 PM

Ah, right, Capelli's!

Yeah, sorry, remember walking by there and seeing someone get a straight razor shave.

Actually, just take a hot shower before and use some good lather. The hot towels are to compensate for your facial hair and skin not being moist and warm when you walk in off the street.

Posted by Will in Seattle | March 24, 2008 3:11 PM

I'll throw up a third for Valentine's.

Posted by markemmert | March 24, 2008 3:13 PM

Nope. No way.

I had a straight razor shave one time many years ago. My heart was racing like I was running a marathon the whole time. I just couldn't handle the idea of a blade like that at my throat without having any control over it.

Quaint, but terrifying.

Posted by Reverse Polarity | March 24, 2008 3:19 PM

I have a standing appt. w/Chad at Oslo's on Queen Anne Ave. Been relaxin' under the hot towels and Chad's steady hand for about 8 months now.

There's going to be an article any day now in Seattle Times about straight blade shaves around town.

Posted by cineaste | March 24, 2008 3:25 PM

@16: now try it with an insane cat hanging by its claws off of your ass cheeks.

Posted by Fnarf | March 24, 2008 3:45 PM

@17: KING 5 or one of the local stations already did a story about it. Also think there was something in one of the papers.

Posted by Just sayin' | March 24, 2008 3:53 PM

I would think that the barber shop on 15th ave would be a good bet. It looks like it would, at least.

Posted by lilblackcat | March 24, 2008 3:58 PM

ACME. Denny & Bellevue. Never got a shave from Kevin or his crew, but been a loyal customer for years.

Posted by rh | March 24, 2008 4:04 PM

Like stepping into a time machine: Neva's on Lake City Way (formerly of the Roosevelt District).

What do you get? Politically incorrect barbers, local freaks opining in the chairs, and some of the best damn barbers -- including a whiskey-voiced beauty named Barb -- throw down the best haircuts and straigh-razor shaves in the city.

Be sure to ask Jim about Hillary Clinton! Woot!

Posted by Jubilation T. Cornball | March 24, 2008 4:11 PM


It is NOT nice to call Mrs. Fnarf insane!

(sorry, I had to do that)

Posted by wisepunk | March 24, 2008 4:12 PM

Now that I think about it, her name might be Sharon...but Jim hits me up with a haircut and partial shave every week. Excellent stuff from this former Boeing engineer.

Posted by Jubilation T. Cornball | March 24, 2008 4:14 PM

@23: ooh, you're in trouble now!

Posted by Fnarf | March 24, 2008 4:43 PM

i'm havin' fun picturin' a cat hangin' off fnarf's butt there no photographic proof? mrs. fnarf?

Posted by scary tyler moore | March 24, 2008 5:40 PM

As previously mentioned, Acme. Haven't gotten a shave yet, but at least one of the guys there does a straight razor shave.

Posted by mattro2.0 | March 24, 2008 5:40 PM


c'mon, the Mariners won't suck that much.


Posted by bill | March 24, 2008 6:50 PM

Most places won't do it due to liability issues. There are places in B.C. and Vegas that I know that will do it. I use a double-sided safety razor and some nice lather and I get a great shave and don't have to pay a lot for it or fear for my life.

Posted by cag | March 24, 2008 7:44 PM

Seriously thats the joint.
Ive been going there for over 10 years and my haircuts just keep getting better and better. and they do straight razor shaves.
I wish I could get in there more often.

Posted by Nicky | March 24, 2008 8:21 PM

I don't remember the name, but there's one above that really good meat pie joint.

Posted by Dickens | March 24, 2008 9:23 PM

Acme Barbershop, corner of Bellvue and Denny. Great work good prices.

Posted by inkweary | March 25, 2008 12:42 PM

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