Group Shear Sharpening Classes are arranged throughout the year in various locations.
Atlanta August 10 & 11, 2021
Chicago, IL Friday September 10, 2021
Washington DC October 9, 2021
Los Angeles October 2021
Las Vegas June 2022
Houston, Texas 2022 TBA
Kansas City, KS 2022 TBA
Europe 2022 TBA
Learn to sharpen scissors in a small group setting. Limited to 2-3 students!
Class prices vary with location. Please inquire about the TBA classes. These dates and locations can be customized.
This class is the basics of sharpening. Great for the first time sharpening or as a review or refresher. 8:45 AM - 3:45 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
Thinning shears and texturizers
Repair and correction of other sharpening
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.