10th March 2018

17th November 2018

The course will start at 10am and finish approx 4pm and is a one day course.  

Please bring a packed lunch or you can visit the Hop Pocket restaurant for a cooked meal should you want it.  Tea & coffee will be provided.

This course is designed for you to learn how to sharpen your woodworking hand tools to a razor sharp edge. How to look after your tools once you have sharpened them, you need No woodworking experience to attend this course.

Jon will show you how to sharpen blades, chisels and  hand planes.  He will demonstrate the difference between sharpening stones and how to use them.

If there is something specific you would like to sharpen and not sure if this course is suitable please get in touch to discuss you requirements.


Tools required

Planes, chisels and shapening stone (water,oil or diamond) , preferabley bring your own tools so they can be sharpened and fine tuned.

These items can be hired for £10 for the duration of the course.


Please wear sensible shoes preferably toe protected boots/shoes/ trainers.  No trainers or sandals.  Long hair must be tied back.  This is for your safety and needs to be adhered to.

  •  Dismantle, clean and adjust your woodworking plane.
  • Sharpen the blade
  • set the cap iron
  • Reassemble the plane 
  • proper use of the plane.
  • Sharpen chisels

£96.00 per student

  Book now over the phone 01885 490326 Cards accepted!