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How to Sharpen the Bonika Fishbone Razor Shear

How to Sharpen the Bonika Fishbone Razor Shear

August 10, 2021 1 min read 0 Comments

Directions for sharpeners on how to sharpen the Bonika Fishbone Razor Shear.
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Sharpening Classes Near Me

Sharpening Classes Near Me

June 21, 2021 3 min read 0 Comments

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How to Sharpen Color Coated and Rainbow Colored Shears

How to Sharpen Color Coated and Rainbow Colored Shears

June 07, 2021 3 min read 0 Comments

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Questions answered about the Sharpeners Jam

Questions answered about the Sharpeners Jam

March 25, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

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Free Hand Sharpening vs a Guided Shear Sharpening System

Free Hand Sharpening vs a Guided Shear Sharpening System

February 19, 2021 5 min read 0 Comments

Free hand sharpening can be quicker and more closely follows the edges made on shears in the factory. Using a guided shear sharpening system with a scissor flathone is easier to use when sharpening a variety of angles. A guided system gives a accurate edge with a lower learning curve. Using a jig or a clamp is easier to learn than free handing.
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How to Flatten Your Waterstone

How to Flatten Your Waterstone

February 13, 2021 1 min read 0 Comments

The fastest way to flatten your good Japanese whetstone is with the Naniwa Flattening Stone. Both your waterstone and your flattening stone should be soaked in water before beginning for best results. 
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How to Make a Curved Shear Cut at the Tip

How to Make a Curved Shear Cut at the Tip

February 08, 2021 1 min read 0 Comments

Learn what to do to get curved shears to cut. Curved shears need special sharpening and set correction not necessary in other shears. Curved shears are used primarily by groomers, but barbers and stylist commonly will have curved shears as well. Some curved shears are beveled and others are convex edge. Many have a slight curve and some have an extreme curve, or “C” Shape curve. 
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How to Sharpen the Bonika Ocean Shears

December 30, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

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Why Subscribing to the Bonika Youtube Channel is Beneficial

Why Subscribing to the Bonika Youtube Channel is Beneficial

December 23, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

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Tools and Equipment to Sharpen Hair Shears Inside the Salon

December 06, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

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New Website! Notice to returning customers

October 25, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

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Complete 2007 Sharpeners Jam Video

September 10, 2020 1 min read 0 Comments

  • Watch the complete video of the Sharpeners Jam in 2007. Presentations by actual shear and blade sharpeners. 
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