Originally Posted by Harbormaster
Looks pretty good!
You might have given it a little too close of a shave though. Try leaving about 1/4" of fat.
Looks good. I would agree with Harbormaster on the fat layer. It keeps it moist.
I've seen a few BBQ joints where they simply fold the fat layer back when they slice the brisket. Then lay it back down to keep it moist and warm.
Kind of an insulated blanket of goodness.