Tormek Woodturning Jigs

Sharpening Hand Tools with Tormek

Course Details

Level: For All

Maximum four students are taught in a group during this course.

Duration: 1 Day

Course hours will run from 9:00am-3:00pm (including approx half an hour for lunch).

Price: £75.00

Price includes VAT, all required materials,
required tools and a light lunch.

Learn how to sharpen the Tormek way and discover its full potential. The one day sharpening hand tools with Tormek course will introduce you to the whole range of Tormek hand tool jigs. Your tutor will guide you through various hand tools and how to sharpen them using specific Tormek hand tool jigs.

What you will learn

Hand tools you will cover include chisels, plane blades, knives, small carving tools, scissors and axes. Furthermore, you will learn how to get a razor sharp and repeatable square edge to your chisels and plane blades. Your tutor will guide you through the honing process and how to use the stone grader and truing device correctly. We encourage you to bring your own hand tools so we can send you home with them freshly sharpened.

Additional information

You will start your day with a welcome talk, including a hot drink, health and safety brief and a breakdown of the machines you will be using.

At the end of the course you will take home a certificate of attendance.

The minimum age is 14 years old and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course and must not be left unattended during class hours. If you would like to read our terms and conditions click here.

Ben Beddows

Course Tutor

Ben Beddows - Meet your tutor
Hollie Wise

Course Tutor

Hollie Wise - Meet your tutor

What our students say...

A most enriching experience!

I spent a fabulous week at the Axminster Tools training centre making a Windsor chair, although I am a keen woodworker, I learnt so much more on this course and was able to use tools of the highest quality and have tuition in their use. The tutors were excellent and extremely patient and helpful, not at all like being in an educational situation. I can highly recommend this course and the education centre, a most enriching experience.

Roger T, Windsor Chair Course

Very pleased with the day

Attended this sharpening course with five other students! All had various tools to sharpen. Jason provided excellent tuition. Gave tuition on the various ways to sharpen tools. Lots of tips and tricks to obtain a sharp edge. Came away with my tools well sharpened. Very pleased with the day. Thanks to the Skill Centre staff for looking after us.

Harold R, Tool Sharpening Training

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