Sharpening is intimidating for new carvers. This class gives you an essential foundation for stropping correctly. Sharpening is a career-long journey; this is your chance to start. 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 a hybrid option to attend online or in-person. Please select your preference when registering.
COST - $30 for tuition. Leather for making your own strops are usually available at the class for $10 and green honing compound for $5.
WORKSHOP LEADER - Roger Crooks or Larry Wade
TOOLS - Students should bring their own tools (knife, gouge or some type and a V tool, strop and honing compound if they have them. However, practice tools and loaner strops are available.
Address: Oregon Carvers Guild, 3110 NW Linmere Dr, Portland, Oregon 97229Email: firstname.lastname@example.org