MN Woodturners Association

Woodturners Association

Event Date:Categories: 2017-10-18 18:00:00 2017-10-18 18:00:00 America/Chicago Minnesota Woodturners Association Oct 2017 Sharpening Class Information:

Tool Sharpening , hands on class

To register for this class email

One free sharpening class for all members. Otherwise the Class fee is $20

All members will receive one free sharpening class. Every member needs to have a basic understanding of tool sharpening to make woodturning an enjoyable hobby. 

If you are Registering for this class, please open all five downloads listed below, print and bring the printouts to class. 

Date: Wed. October 18th, 2017

Time: 6 PM to 9 PM

Where: 9625 Washburn Ave. N. Brooklyn Park, MN

Instructor: Neil Robinette 763-639-1085

Cost: One free sharpening class per member. $ 20.00 for additional classes. 

Classes are open to non MWA members.

Please register at: and include the class name on the subject line.

If you are new to woodturning this is an important first step in that it will greatly enhance your ability to be successful in turning.

If you are experienced and have issues with end grain tear out this class is a good idea.

Minimize or stop chatter marks and tool heel bruising in bowl.

Significantly reduce your sanding time.

Discover that a sharp tool makes you a better and safer turner.

Finally, make that cut that would only be made rougher with sandpaper.

Learn the available jigs and setups that allow you to sharpen your tools quickly so that you spend more time turning, not sharpening. 

And remember: bring your turning tools!

Face Mask and safety glasses are required! 

Thank you Woodturners!