Tool sharpening and maintenance (starts 29/10/20)

Man chiseling wood

Start date:

29 October 2020

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This course will show you how to keep your woodworking tools in top condition. You will learn modern and traditional methods of sharpening chisels and planes plus tips on how to set up and maintain them.

On this course you will learn:

  • how to regrind damaged chisels and plane irons
  • how to sharpen chisels and plane irons
  • the correct angles for sharpening
  • how to set up and adjust a plane
  • how to choose between different sharpening methods and technologies.

All equipment is provided. You are welcome to bring your own tools to work on during the course.

The studio is well equipped with materials, tools and equipment and you do not need to bring any with you. We do recommend bringing and using a small notebook to keep a record of your work and ideas. You are welcome to bring your own tools but you will not be able to keep them at Hive.

You will be expected to follow Health and Safety guidance whenever you use Hive’s Woodwork studio.

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Please note that members get a 15% discount on all prices shown, which will be applied at checkout. Please make sure you have logged in before purchasing to benefit from the member discount.

If you are in receipt of low-income benefits, you can book three benefits places per year (one each term).

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Cost per place: £37.65
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Tutor: Simon Allan

  • Woodwork Studio
  • Hive Bradford, Kirkgate, Shipley, BD18 3EH

Course schedule

  • 29 October 2020
    19:00 - 21:00
  • 5 November 2020
    19:00 - 21:00
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