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 a chisel and a plane for sharpening (we can lend you these for the course if you don’t yet have your own – just let us know beforehand).
- 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
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