January 20, 2023 1 min read 0 Comments

  • Ramon Eickert -  Owner of Select Beauty Products/Catawba Cutlery of Fremont, OH. He is a manufacturer of professional beauty shears. 
  • Dennis Brooks - Dennis has been sharpening for over 20 years and currently owns Sharp Edges Sharpening Service – Hamaguri USA with his wife Tonya. Dennis and his father are responsible for bringing a wide variety of equipment, tools, and techniques to the sharpening industry. He was instrumental developing the certification program for the National Beauty Tool Sharpeners Guild.
  • Jason Sturm  is the owner of The Edge Pro in Iowa. They have been sharpening and repairing tools since 1990 and are the warranty service center for most clipper brands. Theirs is a 3 generation family business.
  • Jim ODonnell-  Jim is the editor of “On the Edge” Newsletter and has had many years experience sharpening and teaching sharpening first with Wolff Industries and now on his own.  
  • Jay Hunter is the owner of Livin on the Edge. He has been sharpening in the Atlanta area for over 17 years. 
  • Bonnie Megowan -  Bonnie is the co-owner of Bonika Shears along with her daughter. She has hosted the annual Sharpeners Jam for the past 25 years. She is a certified master sharpener with the NBTSG and trained in the Arius Eickert Scissor Factory and in the Jaguar Scissor Factory in Germany. She is a master certified sharpener with the NBTSG and educates weekly on her Youtube channel and at the Atlanta location.