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  - Proper sharpening methods
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WWR 2018 Class Schedule Now Available!

It's been a very busy couple years for us, and we thank you all very much for your patience! The new shop in New Holland, Ohio, is open for business. We are very pleased to offer a full slate of classes this year - some familiar and essential staples, some new topics, and a couple classes provided by fine furniture-maker, author and instructor Glen Huey of 360 Woodworking. Please take a look at our Seminars/Workshops page to see the schedule, and be sure to click through to each class for information, details and registration. All tools necessary are provided for each student, however, students are welcome to bring their own tools if they prefer.
We are pleased to be able to offer the best wood reference books we have come across to date: A Guide to Useful Woods of the World and its companion book, A Guide to More Useful Woods of the World, from the International Wood Collectors Society. Go to our Products page to learn more.
June 9:  Metal Planes by the Numbers
June 10: Fettle/Tune a Metal Plane

June 22: Hand-Saw Basics
June 23: Hand-Saw Sharpening
June 24: Hand-Saw Smithing

July 14&15: Line and Berry Inlay with Glen Huey

July 20: Rehab a Wooden Moulding Plane
July 21: Introduction to Moulding
July 22: Advanced Moulding

Aug. 3-5: Understanding Wood (2 1/2 days)

Aug. 18&19: Tea Tray with Sand-Shaded Fans with Glen Huey
Sept. 15: Basic Dovetails by Hand
Sept. 16: Basic Dovetails by Machine

Sept. 29&30: Make and Use Handy Shop Jigs

Oct. 13: Basic Joinery
Oct. 14: The Joinery Challenge

Oct. 27&28: Rehab Old Tools + Sharpening

Nov. 9:   Hand-Saw Basics
Nov. 10: Hand-Saw Sharpening
Nov. 11: Hand-Saw Smithing

Dec. 7-9: Understanding Wood (2 1/2 days)