Sat May 12 12:00 PM
Understanding how to use a grinder can save you hours of sharpening time!
Corn will teach you how to hollow grind chisels and plane irons to a wire edge -- in just a minute or two. The class will cover topics including:
The difference between sharpening and grinding
When to grind
The geometry of grinding
Classic and modern grinding technology and equipment
How to dress a grinding wheel
And - most importantly: the techniques needed to grind safely and without burning your tools
This is a hands on class.
Tuition includes all tools and materials.
Class participants must bring or purchase safety glasses or goggles and sign a safety waiver.
Click here for more information and to register for the class.
Class fee: $50. All students are given a TFWW gift certificate worth $25.
Parking is available in front of our shop and under the expressway. The subway (R train to 25th street in Brooklyn) is a few blocks away.
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Class duration: 12:00 - 2:00 (2 hours)
Location: Tools for Working Wood showroom, 112 26th Street, Brooklyn NY 11232
Sat May 19 12:00 PM
OH, THE JOY OF WORKING WITH TRULY SHARP TOOLS!
Stop fighting your tools! Learn what sharp tools feel like and how to get - and keep - your tools sharp. This hands-on, limited enrollment class will teach you the essential skill of free-hand sharpening. Half the $50 class fee will be refunded to participants in the form of a Tools for Working Wood gift certificate ($25).
The class will practice on chisels (supplied) and will discuss knives and other blades that can be sharpened with the same technique.
Click here more information and to register.
Date: Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Time: 12 - 2 PM
Location: Tools for Working Wood, 112 26th Street (R train to 25th Street, a few blocks away. Street parking available.)
Instructor: Corn Schmid
Cost: Class fee: $50. All students are given a TFWW gift certificate worth $25.
Parking is available on our block. The subway (R train to 25th street in Brooklyn) is only a few blocks away.