Sat Feb 24 12:00 PM
Understanding how to use a grinder can save you hours of sharpening time!
Using the techniques he wrote about in his Fine Woodworking article, "Grind Perfect Edges Without Burning," Joel 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, February 24, 2018
Class duration: 12:00 - 2:00 (2 hours)
Location: Tools for Working Wood showroom, 112 26th Street, Brooklyn NY 11232
Sat Mar 10 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, March 10, 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.