Tool Maintenance & Sharpening

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A SHORT COURSE IN WOODWORK JOINERY TOOL MAINTENANCE & SHARPENING

This course will teach you how keep your chisels, planes and scrapers sharp and in good working order. You will have the opportunity to try out a variety of sharpening equipment and techniques so that you can make informed decisions about what to buy for your own workshop. Feel free to bring your own hand tools for sharpening (tools are provided if you don’t yet have your own).

LEARN ABOUT:

    • Dismantling and setting up planes
    • Creating and maintaining a sharp edge on chisels* and plane cutters
    • Sharpening angles and cambers
    • Turned edges on scrapers
    • Getting old and new tools ready to use

COURSE LENGTH
1 daytime class or 2 evening classes.

Skill level: 1
Anyone is welcome to take this course.

*Please note that the sharpening of saws and carving chisels such as gouges and v parting tools will not be practised as part of this course