How to take apart our razors - Hold razor by the cap and base plate (the head) in one hand. Use other hand to unscrew handle from the head. (see video below)
How to load a double edge blade in your DE razor - Take razor apart, turn cap upside down so you are looking at the underside of the cap. Place the middle hole in the blade down over the post in the middle of the cap (where the threads are). Then take the base plate and place it over the post of the cap. The base plate and cap now have the blade sandwiched between them. While holding the ends of the cap and base plate, slowly screw the handle on the head of the razor. Do not over tighten.
How to load a single edge blade in your SE razor - Take razor apart, turn cap upside down so you are looking at the underside of the cap. Line up the holes in the artist club blade to the posts on the cap. The blade will be at the front of the cap. Once the blade is on the cap posts, gently put the base plate on the cap. Firmly hold the razor head together while you screw the handle on. Do not over tighten.
How to make a rich lather - Check out this great lather tutorial from iamcdb!
How to clean your razor - Take razor apart and remove blade. Soak in hot soapy water for about 20-30 minutes. Use a mild soap like hand soap or dish washing liquid. DO NOT USE HARSH CHEMICALS! This can damage your razor and will void any warranty it might have. After your razor has soaked, use a soft bristle tooth brush to gently scrub your razor. Repeat soaking and scrubbing if necessary.