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NWWT Sharpening Class - Q2-2024

  • 06 Apr 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 24250 SW 65th Ave, Tualatin OR 97062.
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Sharpening Class

Saturday, April 6, 2024

9:00am - 3:00pm

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

Requirements and general information

  • Students must be members of NWWT
  • Class will be limited to 6 students - one per grinder
  • Instructors are experienced NWWT members
  • 6 Sharpening systems will be available
  • Students bring their own PPE (face shields, dust protection)
  • Coffee and snacks will be provided, but bring your own lunch
Course Objective:  

The objective of this 6-hour class is for you to go home with all your tools sharp, and have an understanding of how to replicate the grinds at home.

  • 6 fully equipped sharpening stations are available
  • Students may use NWWT tool sets if needed.

Class Agenda:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of different tool steels
  • Overview of the common methods of sharpening: grinders, grinding wheels, sharpening systems, and accessories
  • Explain sharpening bowl gouges, spindle gouges, parting tools, scrapers, and skews
  • Sharpening time at your grinders - Sharpen your tools with help from instructors and coaches

Northwest Woodturners
PO Box 1157
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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

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