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2XXL Single-Ring, Morris & Forndran, Finest Badger, Briarwood

$ 294.00

The 2XXL Single-Ring shaving brush is a recent re-design of the classic Rooney single-ring 2XL "Stubby."  This 2XXL brush is offered with a hand-crafted Briarwood resin handle filled with Lee Sabini's Finest Badger.  (Please see our Knot Properties page for a comprehensive description of this classic hair.)

At ~46mm tall, the re-designed single-ring 2XXL is approximately 2mm shorter and 2-3mm wider than the current 2-ring 2XL.

The single-ring re-design came about after a long-time patron asked us to bring back the Rooney-pattern 3XXL shaving brush but in shortened form.  With encouragement from Lee Sabini, designer of the original XXL pattern, we developed a prototype that greatly exceeded our expectations--so much so that that prototype has become part of our regular brush rotation.  From this prototype we expanded the single-ring concept to include the 2XXL offered here along with 2XL and 3XL versions offered elsewhere on this website. 

Although intended as a face lathering brush, we find the 2XXL Single-Ring equally at home in a bowl or scuttle.  And, as with all shaving brushes offered on this website, this 2XXL Single-Ring was lathe-turned and hand-finished by master wood turner and brush maker Brad Sears on a 700-lb manually-controlled wood lathe (a Powermatic 3520B) in our Maryland Eastern Shore workshop.

~~~Please note:  Lee Sabini is the designer and owner of the XL-series brush handle designs.  Brad Sears ShaveWorks is the only brush maker currently authorized by Lee Sabini to make this series of shaving brush handles. 

 Approximate Dimensions

  • Total height: 96.5mm
  • Handle height:  46.5mm
  • Handle diameter (max.):  43.8mm
  • Bristle loft: 50mm
  • Socket diameter: 28.3mm 
  • Hair:  2-band Estate Series Badger

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