Bonika Shears

Atlanta Group Shear Sharpening School

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Friday April 22 or Thursday April 28th, 2022

3 People per class. $500.00 each. This is the day before and the day after the Sharpeners Jam. It includes entry to the "Passing the ISSA Certification" class on Tuesday April 26th. 

Location: Bonika Shears Office, 216 Old Loganville Rd. Loganville, GA 30052

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
  • 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.


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

Other Upcoming Classes:

 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.