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Fundamentals of Sharpening

Jan 16, 2021 9AM-12PM

  • Ended
  • 50 US dollars
  • Rosselle Street

Service Description

Learning how to sharpen is a fundamental woodworking skill. Sharp blades cut easier, leave a better surface, and are safer to use. Participants in this class will learn how to free hand sharpen a chisel using a bench grinder and water stones. Focus points: 1. The various sharpening mediums and their pros and cons 2. Tool steels 3. Understanding what makes a sharp edge 4. Bench grinder safety and set up 5. Bevel angles 6. Water stones and grits 7. Flattening of backs 8. Proper body mechanics 9. Honing Participants are encouraged to bring their own chisel; however, there are chisels on hand if needed. A list of shop safety rules will be emailed to participants prior to the class date. This class generally lasts between 2-3 hours, dependent upon student All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver once arriving at the shop. FAQs What sort of safety equipment is required? Eye protection is required and ear protection as needed. Both will be available to participants. Closed toe footwear is also required. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? If you have any questions or concerns, email us at jaime@jaxmakes.com Is my registration/ticket transferable? Yes, please notify us before ticket sales end about any transfer of purchase. What is the refund policy? We will refund any ticket requested for any reason up to a week before the course runs, after that point we can only give credit to a future course. If the class cannot run as scheduled, for whatever reason, purchaser will have the option of a full refund or credit towards the makeup course


Contact Details

  • 2650 Rosselle Street, Jacksonville, FL, USA

    jaime@jaxmakes.com

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