Learn how to sharpen the Tormek way and discover its full potential. The one day sharpening woodturning tools with Tormek course will introduce you to the whole range of Tormek woodturning jigs. Your tutor will guide you through various woodturning tools and how to sharpen them using specific Tormek woodturning jigs.
Across your day you will learn how to shape and sharpen all gouges, skew chisels, scrapers and parting tools. In addition, you will not only learn how to get your tools razor sharp but you will discover how to replicate your favourite profiles over and over again. With guidance from you tutor you will also learn how to use the stone grader and truing tool correctly. We encourage you to bring your own turning tools so you can go home with freshly sharpened tools.
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.
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