"Get the Edge" might be another appropriate title for this course. Chisels, planes, gouges, knives, scissors, spokeshaves, and more--these tools of the trade function at their best when the cutting edge is truly prepared for business. Ready to slice butter? This comprehensive overview of sharpening will help you understand the types of cutting edges, characteristics of steel, tempering, and the difference between grinding and honing through a series of demonstrations and hands-on applications. Power sharpening and hand sharpening will be explored. You are strongly encouraged to bring hand tools to sharpen as a class project.
You will need the following tools for this class:
Hand tools to sharpen as a class project: please bring a selection of tools to learn from that covers the range of types of tools you wish to learn to sharpen. Ten is a suggestion, bring as many or few items as you wish.
Feel free to bring other tools and whatever materials you might feel appropriate for this course.
Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.