Bonika Shears


Sharpeners Jam


  The Sharpeners Jam is the oldest continuing event for Salon and Groomer Sharpeners. It occurs annually in Atlanta, GA hosted by Bonika Shears. The date for 2021 is May 1-6 , 2021 and will be a virtual Sharpeners Jam with presentations live each day through online conferencing.

This will be an on-line event hosted by Bonika Shears. Each evening there will be presentations by internationally renown educators in the shear and blade sharpening community. Presentations on Saturday and Sunday will be free, as will the Sharpeners Idea Contest. Presentations Monday - Thursday will have a single charge of $210.00. Events will be pre-recorded presentations with a live Q & A after the event using Google Meet. 

Please contribute to our "Ideas" contest and vote for your favorite idea. Instructions on how to send in your favorite ideas for other sharpeners is at  The deadline to send your ideas is April 24, 2021. 

We will be sending an update schedule of classes and educators. The preliminary list of educators will include Ramon Eickert, Jason Pintel, Dennis Brooks - Sharp Edges, The Edge Pro, H42, Jim O'Donnell - On The Edge, Judy Brenner - The Sharpeners Report, Nina Inc, Jeff Andrews - Northern Tail and more. Plus Gene and I will be having some classes. Classes will include shear sharpening, bending, ridelines, thinners and texturizers, curved shears and polishing. There will be blade sharpening presentation and numerous marketing and sales presentations as well as sharpening dental and surgical tools for the vets. Just one of these presentations can bring back income over the years many time over. 

When you register this allows us to send you email updates.

Registration Link
Sharpeners Jam Group for Sharpeners Jam Ideas Contest and Updates

The 2020 Jam was held on line because of the pandemic. You can still see the presentations at  You will need to join the group to see these videos. Many are also on Youtube.