Tamarack Outdoors
 
Cutting Tools Maintenance Course

Join Mike Rushton for a day of cutting tools maintenance at Tamarack Outdoors. Mike will demonstrate many different techniques and equipment for maintaining and sharpening knives, crook knives, saws, axes, bill hooks, drawknives and a myriad of other cutting tools.
 

Saturday 18th February 2017 - COURSE FULL




Content

 - Use of various sharpening techniques for all wood cutting tools
 - Use of water, diamond and ceramic sharpening stones
 - Use of sharpening systems
 - Reshaping damaged cutting edges to correct profiles
 - Steel, wood and leather maintenance
 - Honing and stropping to a razors edge
 - Sharpening in the field

Instructions
 - Meet at Tamarack Outdoors at 09:45 on the Saturday, the course will finish around 16:00.
 - For directions and a map follow the link to the Our Shop page.

Additional Information
Maximum amount of students: 12
There is a minimum age limit of 16 for this course. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

A full list of recommended equipment for this course can be found on the Course Kit List.

Price: FREE - includes all tuition, specialist tools & equipment and hot & cold drinks. The course does not include food or transport.


Brief Itinerary
After meeting at Tamarack Outdoors we will spend the day in store with workshops,
demonstrations and how-to sessions, with the onus on you having a go.

Interested ?


To be added to the reserve list or for more information on this event contact the Tamarack Team on 01995 601011 or email at 
sales@tamarackoutdoors.co.uk



Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What do I need to bring ?
General Equipment
You will need food and snacks for the duration of the course. Please bring with you any tools you wish to sharpen on the course and any sharpening stones or systems you regularly use.

A full list of recommended equipment for this course can be found on the Course Kit List.

Q: What about first aid and anyone having an accident ?
All Tamarack staff are trained and qualified in first aid, with a full comprehensive first aid kit on site. Risk assessments and emergency procedures are in place for any eventuality.

Q: What about insurance ?
Tamarack hold the relevant insurance to carry out this type of activity. However, it would be an advantage to all students to have their own travel insurance.

Q: What happens now that I have booked and paid for a course ?
After you have booked and paid to attend one of our courses you will find all the information you will need within the FAQ or the relevant course page you have booked on. Here you will find dates, timings, meeting point, what kit and food provision you need etc.

One Day Courses -
If you have booked on a one day course you will be contacted firstly by telephone one to two weeks prior to the course. If a message has to be left we follow this up with an email. The reason for contacting you is to ensure you are still able to attend and that if you have any further questions or queries regarding the course we can sort this out.

Multiple Day Courses -
If you have booked on a multiple day course you will be contacted firstly by telephone  two months then again one month  prior to the course. If a message has to be left we follow this up with an email. The reason for contacting you is to ensure you are still able to attend and that if you have any further questions or queries regarding the course we can sort this out.

YOU WILL NOT BE SENT THROUGH THE POST PAPER JOINING INSTRUCTIONS, ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED IS ON OUR WEBSITE.

Q: If I have booked and paid for a course and I need to cancel, do I get my money back ?
If you need to cancel a course at any point you can either turn the course fee into a credit note in our store or request a refund at any point. However, a refund or credit note is not available if you don't attend and request a refund after the course date.

If you cannot attend prior to the course, please let us know as soon as possible as we have a reserve list on every course.

Q: I booked on one of your courses and you have now cancelled it, do I get my money back ?
If Tamarack have to cancel a course for any reason, where practicable the course will be rescheduled. However, you can either  turn the course fee into a credit note in our store or request a refund.

 
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