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Sharpening 1 - knives, blades and household items

Columbus Idea Foundry

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215

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What's Included

In this class, students will learn how to affordably profile and sharpen cutting instruments with sandpaper/plate glass as opposed to commonly used oil and water stones. The class starts with a brief lecture on cutting theory, blade design, care/use, matching cutting angles with materials and use. We'll start with sharpening using wet/dry sandpaper on float plate glass (an inexpensive and effective way to sharpen). To complete, we'll move on to powered sharpening using belt sanders and bench grinders. In the last 1/2 hour of the class, students are free to sharpen additional items or learn specialized sharpening techniques for chainsaw chain, garden/landscaping tools, paint scrapers, or mower blades. Please bring 3 or more of the following items. (Multiples of 1 items are acceptable, we'll also have demo tools available for instruction) Kitchen and pocket knives, garden/landscaping tools, paint scrapers, Mower Blades Chainsaw chain Additional items (sandpaper, Jigs, leather strops, plate glass, honing compound) will be available for student purchase after the class.)

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  • Columbus Idea Foundry

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Columbus Idea Foundry 421 W State St ColumbusOH  43215
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