Sharpening is intimidating for new carvers. This class gets you started with stropping correctly and gives you an essential foundation. Sharpening is a career-long journey; this is your chance to start learning the correct techniques. Future classes will cover more advanced sharpening techniques and problem solving.
HANDOUT - A handout is downloadable by clicking here and a 30 minute supporting video is viewable by clicking here. Please review them prior to the class. They are the basis for what will be discussed and practiced.
COVID - This particular class is in-person only and limited to three people, but other monthly classes are online and in person.
COST - $30 for tuition. Club-made strops might be available at the class for $20 and green honing compound for $5.
WORKSHOP LEADER - Roger Crooks
TOOLS - Students should bring their own tools (knife, gouge or some type and a V tool, strop and honing compound if they have them. Practice tools and loaner strops are available, and materials to make your own strop or pre-made strops can be purchased at a fair price.
Address: Oregon Carvers Guild, 3110 NW Linmere Dr, Portland, Oregon 97229Email: firstname.lastname@example.org