Some useful links to help you along
The following is an assortment of links to sites I have found very useful.
Wet shaving & related forums:
www.straightrazorplace.com - this site would in my opinion be the best Straight Razor and wet shaving forum on the net, with a multitude of information & a great community of like-minded people willing to help with your Straight razor journey.
www.badgerandblade.com - great wet shaving forum
www.shavenook.com - great wet shaving forum
www.razorandstone.com - one of the most comprehensive Hone forums
www.australianbladeforums.com - Australian general blades & knives forum
http://masecraftsupply-com.3dcartstores.com - Scale material supplier
www.mensbiz.com.au - Australian wet shaving supplies