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Sharpening with Japanese Waterstone

Feb 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

| $100

Waterstones enable you to get the sharpest edge in an efficient and clean manner. No messy oil or grinding down your tools! In this one evening session, students will learn to sharpen woodworking chisels and plane blades, as well as pocket knifes and kitchen knifes using Japanese water stones. Tool sharpening with waterstones is a fundamental part of Japanese woodworking. It is also a very useful skill if you’re maintaining any tools that benefit from the sharpest of edges. Chefs interested in the skill for knives are very welcome in this class!

Care and maintenance of sharpening stones will also be covered. Discussion will also address the differences between grits, the optimal grit sequence to get the sharpness needed for your task, and how to maintain a flat sharpening surface on your waterstone. A sharp tool is a safe tool.

Class fee of $100 includes $60 for class and $40 for waterstone that you’ll keep.


Feb 28, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Yann Giguere


Mokuchi Studio
66 Knickerbocker
Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
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