January 26, 2022 2 min read 0 Comments

2022 Sharpeners Jam Schedule

Updated Jan 25, 2022 Live on-line schedule to be announced

Saturday April 23

9AM – Noon It’s All About the InsideClass size limit 30. Instructor: Dennis Brooks

Lunch Break on your own

1:30 – 4:30 Hammer, Bend and Set Class size limit 30. Instructor: Dennis Brooks

5:30 -   Watch ). Sharpening Curved and Other Groomer Shears Instructor Jeff Andrews Simulcast on-line on-line classes together. Live Q & A with Jeff Andrews. No extra charge if you have signed up for any classes. Bring your take-out dinner.  Bring your take-out dinner (restaurants in the area

Sunday April 24 FREE DAY – ALL WELCOME. Must sign up because of limited space.

8 AM – 8:30 Worship and Praise (Free to attend, all welcome)

9 AM  Vendor tables open. Shop.

Lunch Break on your own

3 PM Presentation of the Best Idea Winners

Corrective SharpeningInstructors: Dennis Brooks and Bonnie Megowan – simulcast presentation

Monday April 25 

9 AM – Noon How to Pass the ISSA Certification Instructor: Bonnie Megowan

Lunch Break on your own

1:30 – 4:30 Free-Hand Shear Sharpening Instructor: Jim O’Donnell

5:30 – 7:30 Sharpening Knives on the Flathone Instructor: Jason Sturm

Tuesday April 26

9 AM – Noon Clipper Blade Sharpening Instructor: Jason Sturm

Lunch Break on your own

1:30 – 5:30 Clipper Repair Instructor: Jason Sturm


Throughout the Sharpeners Jam, Gene Megowan will conduct marketing classes at the Bonika Shears training Center. Including promotion, cold calls,  route setting, shear sales and more as requested. These classes will be free and customized to the class participants.

All other class locations are at the Anna Holbrook Building. Cost $120.00 per class. $110.00 per class for 5 or more classes. $700.00 for all 7 classes. (does not include the Friday private class).

PRIVATE CLASS  - Your choice - Friday April 22 or Tuesday April 27th. Location: Bonika Shears Training Center Basics of Sharpening Shears on the Flathone Class size Limit 3. Instructor: Bonnie Megowan 8:30 AM – 3:45PM. Includes lunch and “How to Pass the  ISSA Certification” class on Monday April 25th. $500.00 each.