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Blades

The cutting parts of the clippers, usually manufactured from high-quality carbon steel and available in a variety of styles and sizes

2

Canvas strop

Usually one side of a combination strop made of linen or silk, woven into a fine or coarse texture that removes metal burrs or imbrications left after honing

3

Cast Shears

Shears that have been made by heating steel to liquid form for pouring into a mold

4

Changeable-Blade Straight Razor

A type of straight razor that uses changeable, disposable blades

5

Clippers

Electric haircutting tools with a single adjustable-blade or detachable blade system

6

Comedone Extractor

An implement used to extract blackheads

7

Conventional Straight Razor

A razor made of a hardened steel blade that requires honing and stropping to produce a cutting edge

8

Forged Shears

Shears that have been made by working heated metal into a finished shape through the processes of hammering or compression

9

Guards

Plastic or hard rubber comb attachments that fit over clipper blades to minimize the amount of hair being cut with the clippers; or a metal shield applied over a hair cutting razor for protection

10

High-Frequency Machine

A machine that produces a high rate of oscillation or Tesla current for the purpose of stimulating scalp, facial, and body tissues

11

Hone

A sharpening block manufactured from rock or synthetic materials and used to create a cutting edge on conventional straight razors

12

Palming the Comb

The technique use to hold the comb in the hand opposite of the hand that is cutting with the shears

13

Palming the Shears

The technique used to hold shears in a safe manner while combing through or otherwise working with hair

14

Russian Strop

A type of cowhide strop that is considered to be one of the best and that requires breaking in

15

Set of the Shears

The manner in which the blades and shanks of the Shears align with each other and are joined at the tension screw or rivet

16

Shell Strop

A type of horsehide strop made from the muscular rump area of the horse and considered to be the best strop for use by barbers

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Strop

An elongated piece of leather or other materials used to finish the edge of conventional straight razors to a smooth, whetted cutting edge

18

Taper Comb

Used for cutting or trimming hair when a gradual blending from short to longer is required within the haircut

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Texturizing Shears

Shears with 14 to 28 medium width teeth that produce visible differences in hair lengths to add texture and volume

20

Thermal Styling Tools

Refers to tools that produce heat for hairstyling purposes

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Thinning Shears

Also known as blending shears; shears with 30 to 50 thin, narrowly spaced teeth that eliminate visible lines in the hair, used for blending hair ends and removing bulk or weight

22

Trimmers

Small clippers, also known as outliners and edgers, used for detail, precision design, and fine finish work after a haircut or beard trim