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Sharpening // Sundag 3,5 t

Beginner - English - 3,5 hours - 5 spots

In this class you’ll learn how to sharpen your carving knife on a Tormek and hone and polish it on a waterstone by hand. Oliver will guide you through the steps of his sharpening process and will show you what to look for to achieve a pleasing sharp edge on your Knife.

What to bring:
Bring your own carving Knife if possible. If you don’t have one (get one right now!) we’ll provide one for you.

There might be a small material fee if your Knife needs some extra love and has to go on the belt grinder. Otherwise all the materials are included.

Sharpening // Sundag 3,5 t

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  • Oliver Klotzek (he/him), a passionate green-woodworker with over seven years of dedicated experience, has taught across mainland Europe, the UK, and the United States. His journey in woodworking has been marked by a commitment to continuous improvement and the acquisition of diverse techniques.

    Specializing primarily in turning on a pole lathe, Oliver crafts bowls, plates, boxes and cups. His experience of this traditional method reflects not only technical prowess but also a deep appreciation for the heritage of the craft. Beyond woodwork, Oliver has delved into the realm of tool making & blacksmithing, broadening his skill set and demonstrating a keen interest in exploring the synergies between different materials.

    In recent years, Oliver has taken on the role of a mentor, sharing his knowledge and expertise with others who aspire to embark on their own woodworking journey. His instructional focus extends to guiding enthusiasts in the creation of their own tools for turning on a pole lathe, fostering a sense of empowerment and self-sufficiency from beginning to end.

    Driven by a desire to ignite passion for traditional craftsmanship, Oliver seeks to convey the intrinsic value of creating objects with one's hands using simple yet time-honored techniques. Through his work and teachings, he aims to inspire a broader audience to appreciate the beauty and fulfillment found in the artistry of traditional crafts.

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