But have you ever wondered what the beard looked like during its various stages of growth? Of course you have.
Well aren't you the lucky ones because I came across this little picture diary that I made whilst growing the beard last summer and have decided to show it off right here for your viewing pleasure.
Growing a face rug had been an ambition of mine for many years but concerns about what parents/girfriends/bouncers/employers might say always prevented me from giving it a lash.
However, having found myself in the delightful position of being apartment-bound (due to a broken ankle) and single (due to women not knowing a good thing when they see it) I was given the opportunity last summer. Here are the results.
Eager beaver at the start
Now I'm letting it get to me. It feels like I'm wearing a long-dead cat that's been steamrolled on to my face.
Finally. The Lumberjack Look is complete