Better Bevels: Gaining Confidence in Sharpening Your Turning Tools with Savannah Stanton (Sat) July 23, 2022

about this workshop

This one day course is for the woodturner looking to improve their sharpening techniques and level up their understanding of grinding systems and tooling. The objective of this skills course is to develop the knowledge and steady hand necessary for sharpening woodturning tools while introducing students to an array of grinding systems. The use of custom jigs is permitted, however skills development and discussion will focus on freehand grinding work. With her lively demeanor and attention to detail, Savannah will safely guide students through the ins and outs of creating better bevels for clean cuts when turning. Students will leave with the technical skills and confidence to successfully sharpen their tools and elevate their turning game.

Unique Instructor Savannah Stanton

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Key Points:
*Hone sharpening techniques for effective bevels
*Develop freehand sharpening mechanics on inexpensive practice tools
*Understand pros & cons of different grinding wheels
*Gain confidence at the grinding wheel
*Work on stone, Tormek (water) and CBN wheels
*Create clean, sharp bevels quickly and repeatedly
*Leave with skills and confidence to sharpen successfully!

Workshop Days: Saturday
Instruction Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (EST)
Note: During the work week, the shop remains open after 6:00 p.m. for handwork, design, research, catch-up work and socializing.

Better Bevels: Gaining Confidence in Sharpening Your Turning Tools with Savannah Stanton (Sat) July 23, 2022


Availability: Open

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