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One-day course to learn the essential art of achieving and maintaining an edge on hand tools used in greenwoodworking.

  • Sun 17 October 2021


TOOL SHARPENING Hand Tools – a one day course that will provide you with all the information you need to sharpen hand tools to a high standard.

We will concentrate on tools that are commonly used in greenwoodworking.

  • Sun 17 October 2021
  • 1 day
  • Cost:  £120
  • Venue: The Northumberland Centre for Greenwood Craft at Kirkley Hall. 

Having sharp tools won’t necessarily improve your green woodworking skills but it will make the work easier, safer, produce a better finish. It will also make the process of using hand tools considerably more satisfying.

Axes, billhooks, drawknives, turning chisels, knives and gouges will all be covered.

Powered and manual techniques will be shown. We’ll mainly sharpen with bench stones but we’ll also look machines such as TORMEK and Robert Sorby PROEDGE

We will also cover general care and maintenance including using and storing tools so they keep their edges for longer.

TOOL SHARPENING Hand Tools may be the most important course you ever attend.  

Maximum number of students 6.

Once you have made the online payment for this course, Joining Instructions will be sent via email.


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