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Tool sharpening workshop (Lower Moor Farm)

Tool sharpening workshop (Lower Moor Farm)

About the Course

A one day course learning the fundamentals of sharpening green woodworking tools.

Spend the day learning a number of techniques using various sharpening equipment for green woodworking tools such as, axes, billhooks and slashers in the lovely surroundings of Lower Moor Farm nature reserve.

We will cover: what you need to look for when buying tools, types of steel, bevel types, grind types, customising a new tool, maintenance and damage prevention. Including demonstrations by bushcraft expert Steve Corbyn, showing you how to sharpen both convex and flat grind tools.

You will need to wear suitable clothing and footwear for working outdoors. Steel toe cap boots would be advantageous if you have them.

This reserve can be hard to find. Find more information on how to find the reserve please on our website and leave with plenty of time.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

We encourage you to bring along any tools you wish to work with and Steve can advise you on their use. We will provide sharpening equipment for use on the day.

Lunch and refreshments are included. Please inform us of any dietary requirements.


Amy Blount at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
Lower Moor Farm
Somerford Keynes Rd
SN16 9TW
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  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners

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