Bonika Shears

New Orleans Shear Sharpening School

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 Learn to sharpen scissors in a small group setting. Limited to 2 students!

Class prices vary with location.  Location In Kenner, LA outside New Orleans. 

This class is the basics of sharpening. Great for the first time sharpening or as a review or refresher. 8:00 AM - 1 PM

Taught by Bonnie Megowan of Bonika Shears.

  • The basics of shear sharpening on a flathone
  • Learn how to recognize a bevel and convex edge
  • Understanding the rideline, it's significance and how to address it
  • Discussion of alignment and pivot screw adjustment
  • Angle selection and customizing the edge for your client
  • Convex Shear Sharpening demonstration and practice
  • Beveled edge shear sharpening demonstration
  • PVD coated shears
  • Lefties 
  • Thinning shears and texturizers
  • Repair and correction of other sharpening
  • Trouble shooting
  • Hands-on practice
  • Marketing and setting up your route 

Each class includes a links to watch 8+ hours of instructional videos plus a training manual. These alone are a $400.00 value. As soon as the payment is received on our end, you can immediately download the 60 page training manual and begin watching the videos - over 7 hours of training. We will also email the download and  the video links along with details of the meeting location. Those completing the class will receive a certificate. Those training with a Scimech Flathone will also be authorized as a Bonika Warranty Service Tech. 

Please bring your own flathone and equipment or arrange to purchase one before coming to class. https://bonika.com/products/scimech-hd-scissor-sharpening-flathone

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Group Shear Sharpening Classes are arranged throughout the year in various locations.

Upcoming Classes:

  • Las Vegas June 2022 TBA
  • Houston, Texas 2022 TBA
  • Kansas City, KS 2022 TBA
  • Europe 2023 TBA