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Yo WillyN............
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Clipper    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:04:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
No Barber Shop in town???


Willy-N    Posted 01-10-2005 at 22:23:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yes we have one and it is a old guy who still uses clippers and cuts it short. He wears a white barber coat, regular old style chairs and a Real Barber Pole on the wall outside that turns. Mark H.


Clipper    Posted 01-10-2005 at 22:33:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
I asked only because I didn't see his business listed for the Town in the link . Thanks and give him my regards when ya see him! :^)


Willy-N    Posted 01-10-2005 at 23:06:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
He is a original Barber from the old days. Not many of them left. Don't even think of asking for a style he won't know what your talking about nor will he do it! When he cuts your hair you see some skin above the ears and the straite edge and leather Strap comes out to trim the little hairs with to finish the job. Mark H.


Clipper    Posted 01-10-2005 at 23:10:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
That's the same way I do most of the haircuts in my Shop. LOL!! I also do flat-tops and fades for the younger guys in Town. It has been a rewarding profession for the past 12 years..... :^)


Willy-N    Posted 01-10-2005 at 23:30:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
When I was a pre/teen early teen I used to shine shoes in a Barber Shop. Made good money at it. I cleaned up all the hair and took out the trash in return for a place to work and free hair cuts. I remember when Blow Drying with a hand net and hair spray for Men first started. It was funny watching the barber do it the first few times on men. Then it became a regular thing. Times sure have changed over the years. That was 40 years ago when I did that. Charged .25 for a shoe shine and .50 for a work boot shine if they were real messed up. I allways got tips when done. I could snap/pop a pretty good shine cloth and even keep a beat going. Miss those days, they were some good times hanging out with the Men hearing stories on work ethics and how to make a living. Now days they would get in trouble having some one so young working!! Mark H.


Burrhead    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:08:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
his brudder's nephew's dog burnt the barber shop down while he was outtuh town doing missionary work for a 200 year old church.


toolman    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:16:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
hey burr was that dog drunk too?


Burrhead    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:21:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah a little tipsy I think. He's a retired Navy mascot dog.


toolman    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:25:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
heh heh that explains alot then .ping


Burrhead    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:31:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
10-4. You hafta watch them rertarred military dogs.


toolman    Posted 01-10-2005 at 18:36:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
them hosses too when they get in them barley snops , nothing worse than a drunken hoss.


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