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Atlanta Shears AND Blade Sharpening School - Labor Day Week-end

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Learn to sharpen Clipper Blades and Shears in a small group setting. This school is scheduled for shear sharpening either Saturday. September 1 or Tuesday September 4th. Blades class is Monday September 3. Limited to 3 per class for shears and  6 students per class for blades! (This is Labor Day Week-end)

$499.00 for both classes. Blade sharpening on Monday alone is $199.00 each and shear sharpening alone on Saturday or Tuesday is $350.00 

Saturday or Tuesday Shear Sharpening Class

This class is the basics of sharpening. Great for the first time sharpening or as a review or refresher. 9:00 AM - 4:00 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 (Gene Megowan) 
Lunch is included 
  
Each class includes a downloadable training manual plus "cheat Sheet" which is the condensed version of the step by step process used to sharpen shears as well as a certificate and over $200.00 value in videos to watch. Watch the video to see what you might expect.  

Monday Blade Sharpening Class 

This class is the basics of sharpening clipper blades. Great for the first time blade sharpening. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Taught by Bonnie Megowan of Bonika Shears.

  • Understanding the parts of blades and how blades work
  • How to Charge the plate
  • Pre-Sharpening porcedure
  • Sharpening - learn the right pressure. (you will do this yourself right away!)
  • How to check your work
  • How to assemble the blades and get the right "set"
  • Differences in and how to sharpen: detachable blades, trimmer blades, 5 n 1 blades, ceramic blades, large animal blades, and adjustable blades
  • Basic clipper care
  • Trouble shooting
  • Hands-on practice
  • Marketing and setting up your route (Gene Megowan) 
Lunch is included 
  
Each class includes a downloadable training manual plus a   "cheat Sheet" which is the condensed version of the step by step process used to sharpen shears as well as a certificate. Watch the video to see what you might expect.  
 
Want to look and see for no obligation? Stop in for free for one hour. 

FAQs 

Do I need equipment to sharpen on?

You will need some type of flathone machine for sharpening shears. If you need to purchase a machine, the machine we recommend is the Scimech Flathone You may wait until after the class to decide if you wish to purchase the Scimech, but we need to know if you need us to bring a machine. The Scimech and additional supplies will run approximately $3800.00. However, most people start out in addition with an inventory of shears to sell which is not required.

 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

The tickets are non-refundable but transferrable.

 

What is the refund policy?

The tickets are non-refundable but transferrable to another person or another time.

 

Can I bring someone?

Because of limited space we can not include an observer unless there are less than 3 people in the class. If you are purchasing a Scimech HD flathone and the additional person wants hands-on training, the second person is half price.

 

Will you be teaching clipper blade sharpening?

This class will be on Friday August 31. 

Product Videos

Shears Sharpening School with Bonnie Megowan (01:26)
Bonnie Megowan of Bonika Shears teaches shear sharpening on a flathone machine. Small classes and private classes are available. Learn how to sharpen scissors and shears.
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    Bonnie Megowan of Bonika Shears teaches shear sharpening on a ...
  • Scimech Scisso...
    This shows the new 1st step for sharpening. (The "Shape" Step)...
  • Sharpening She...
    Lecture by Bonnie Megowan of Bonika Shears at the National Bea...
  • Why Bonika Rec...
    See a demonstration of a Bonika Shear sharpened on a Scimech S...

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