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Making and Sharpening Saws

Find out everything about different types of high-quality Western saws, their range of use, and...
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Find out everything about different types of high-quality Western saws, their range of use, and how to sharpen them. In this course, we will make a saw with a reinforced back for cutting along or across the grain (dovetail saw, carcass saw, tenon saw). We will cut teeth into a saw blade blank according to the intended size and purpose of the saw. Then we will set and sharpen the teeth. In doing so, we will look into all aspects of sharpening techniques and practice them so that you will have no difficulty in sharpening Western style handsaws yourself in the future. Finally, we will fit a handle suited to your requirements to the saw blade and complete it with a reinforced back. The result: a high-quality handsaw that is perfectly suited to your needs and purposes. You can bring along your own European saws for sharpening, too.
     
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    Peter Lanz

    While studying ethnology, the qualified cabinetmaker already worked as a set builder at the Munich TV studios. He was working as a freelance art carpenter in the Munich Gewerkehalle. For several years, he has worked as a consultant for DICTUM mainly at schools and in courses dealing with Japanese wood joints.Peter Lanz

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    Bad Gandersheim

    Dictum Workshops at Klosterhof Brunshausen

    Conveniently situated at the west edge of the Harz between the cities of Göttingen and Hildesheim, this picturesque, four-sided farmstead promises a creative getaway in many respects: crafts, culture, café, and guest house. The owners of the farm, Anna and Benno Löning, have converted the former sheep farm to a woodworking workshop, where DICTUM courses are held all year round.


    Klosterhof Brunshausen
    Brunshausen 6
    37581 Bad Gandersheim



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    • QualifikationNone.
    • InfoMaterial included (€ 30).
    • Language_LongGerman
    • Participants10
    • InstructorPeter Lanz
    • Duration2 days
    • Appointment9.03. - 10.03.2016
    • Time09.00 - 18.00
    • SeminarortBrunshausen 6
      37581 Bad Gandersheim
    Workshop no. KU1571601
    €195.00 pro Teilnehmer

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