Bonika Shears


Sharpeners Jam Registration 2023

Jam Options

Date July 8-10, 2023 in Loganville, GA (Atlanta)

The Sharpeners Jam is the oldest continuing event for Salon and Groomer Sharpeners. It occurs annually hosted by Bonika Shears. 2023 is the 25th Year! Free to attend. 

On-line and in person classes will be available this year. Participate in the Idea Contest at No-Charge! VIP seminars available on line and in person - additional fee. 

Schedule for the 25th Annual Sharpeners Jam of 2023

Dates July 8, 9 & 10th

Location: Anna Holbrook Building, Loganville, GA (Atlanta, GA Suburb) AND on-line

Saturday July 8 – Clipper Day! 

$120.00 in person, hands on. Limited seating. (includes VIP website access and certificate)

Clipper Blade Sharpening – Jim O’Donnell – On the Edge, South Carolina

Clipper Repair – Jason Sturm – The Edge Pro, Iowa

Sunday July 9 – JAM DAY!

FREE! Limited Seating. Please register.

Vendor Tables and Bonika Garage Sale Table

Sharpeners Jam Ideas Contest – Sharing of Ideas

Selling Shears – Ramon Eickert - – Select Beauty / Catawba Cutlery, Ohio

Knife and Scalpel Sharpening on a Flathone Presentation – Jay Hunter – Livin on the Edges, Georgia

Sinking Your Teeth into Thinners and Texturizers – Ramon Eickert – Select Beauty / Catawba Cutlery, Ohio

Monday July 10 – Shears Day!

$120.00 in person, hands on. Limited seating. (includes VIP website access and certificate)

Hands-on Shear Sharpening Basic to Advanced– Educator Dennis Brooks – Sharp Edges, Illinois with educators Ramon Eickert and Bonnie Megowan

$200 for in person clippers and shears! 90% of the in-person proceeds go to the educator.

VIP On-Line participation $120.00. All presentations will be videoed, edited and posted within the week to a password web page. You will be able to access this until August 15, 2023.  This webpage will include presentations from 15 years of previous Sharpeners Jams.  

Want to continue to watch and reference videos? Pay just $10 per month to keep access to the site and be automatically included in the 2024 Sharpeners Jam. You will get passworded access to 15 years of past years’ Sharpeners Jam videos plus ongoing exclusive private sharpening videos once you sign up.

Sunday presentations free for all to view on Youtube and Facebook. No charge to participate in the Ideas contest and voting. Please register to participate in an on-line chat with the educators after the event. 

Other Important Links:

See the videos of the best ideas from the 2022 Jam which was April 23-April 26, 2022.

Call us if you have questions. This video should answer many of your questions.