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. You need to review them prior to the class since they are the basis for what will be practiced.
COVID & FLU - If you are sick, not fully recovered, or living with someone who is please cancel and attend a future monthly session.
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 - If you have any, bring your own knife, gouge, V tool, strop and honing compound. However, practice tools and loaner strops are available so you don't have to bring anything.
Address: Oregon Carvers Guild, 3110 NW Linmere Dr, Portland, Oregon 97229Email: firstname.lastname@example.org