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NWWT Sharpening Class - Q4-2022

  • 29 Oct 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 24250 SW 65th Ave, Tualatin OR 97062.
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Sharpening Class

Saturday, October 29, 2022

9:00am - 3:00pm

Dave Wood's Shop
24250 SW 65th Ave, Tualatin OR 97062.

Requirements and general information

  • Proof of Vaccination is required
  • Students must be members of NWWT
  • Class will be limited to 6 students - one per lathe
  • Instructors are experienced NWWT members
  • 3 Sharpening systems will be available
  • All wood will be supplied
  • Students bring their own PPE (face shields, dust protection)
  • Coffee and snacks will be provided, but bring your own lunch
  • If you have any COVID related symptoms, please do not register or if you have symptoms on the day of the class, please let us know and a full refund will be sent.

Course Objective:  

The objective of this 6-hour class is to go home with all your tools sharp and understanding how to replicate it at home.

  • 3 fully equipped sharpening stations are available
  • Comprehensive sharpening document HERE

Class Agenda:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of different tool steels
  • Overview of the common methods of sharpening: grinders, wheels, jigs
  • Explain sharpening bowl gouges, spindle gouges, parting tools, and skews
  • Explain scraper sharpening techniques
  • Sharpening time - Sharpen your tools with help from instructors

Northwest Woodturners
PO Box 1157
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

 Northwest Woodturners is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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