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I teach saw sharpening, saw making, and repair classes at woodworking schools across the country. If you are interested in having me to your school or guild to teach, or would like a private lesson, please use the 'Email Me' button below.​ Here is the list of classes I am teaching this year...
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2016: 
Saw Sharpening 101 PLUS!:
Saturday and Sunday, April 30th - May 1st, 2016
Learn the basics of saw sharpening and how to tune up your own rip and crosscut saws. A great introductory class for beginners and those with some experience as well. This two day class will offer us plenty of time to take an extra thorough look at filing and sharpening all kind of hand saws....so even if you've taken my one-day Saw Sharpening 101 class before, this one will be even more in-depth and informative. Plus, we'll get to do it all in the fabulous Lie-Nielsen facility. Last year was my first time teaching a weekend workshop at Lie-Nielsen and it is by far the most awesome hand tool experience! A can't miss for sure!

For more details and registration info click here.


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Massachusetts:
Saw Sharpening and Restoration:
Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, 2016
Nothing compares to the cut and feel of a finely tuned vintage saw from the golden age of American saw-making. The learning curve, however, for bringing that rusty old flea-market Disston from the scrap heap to the center of your tool chest can be challenging. So where do you begin? In this two-day class, I will guide you step-by-step through the process of proper disassembly, repair, removal of kinks and bows, cleaning, reassembly, tuning, and finally sharpening of rip and crosscut tooth profiles. The first day will focus on backsaw and handsaw cleaning and repair and the second day will focus entirely on saw sharpening. Students should bring at least one rip and one crosscut saw to class for restoration with the expectation of leaving at the end of class on the second day with two finally tuned saws. Come learn the secrets of saw doctoring and free yourself from table saw enslavement!! 

For more details and registration info click here.
Saw Sharpening 101 JUST ADDED!!
Saturday November 19, 2016 - 9:30am to 5:00 pm

This one day class will walk you through the basic steps of setting and sharpening both rip and crosscut saw teeth. We will discuss tooth geometry, saw filing tools, and file selection. Students should bring one rip and one crosscut saw to practice on.

​For more details and registration info click here: http://schoolofwoodworking.com/class-schedule.html#Speciality_Weekend_Classes