Events

The Archives & Records Association both holds and participates in many events throughout the year. Below you will see our complete programme of regional and themed training events with booking details

ARA Preservation & Conservation Event - Blade Sharpening Workshop
Apr 14

ARA Preservation & Conservation Event - Blade Sharpening...

This Blade Sharpening Workshop is being jointly run by Richard Nichols and Cara Hughes.

 

This Blade Sharpening Workshop is being jointly run by Richard Nichols and Cara Hughes.

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St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
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    Blade Sharpening Workshop

    Thursday 14th April 2016

     

    Venue – Manchester Central Library

     

    Led by Richard Nichols and Cara Hughes - Staffordshire Archive and Heritage Service

     

    Programme:

     

    10.30

    11.00

    Arrival, Registration and Refreshments

    11.00

    11.45

    Examination of blade types and characteristics. Explanation of sharpening methods and tools available. Demonstration of methods for different types of blade.

    11.45

    01.00

    Sharpening practice and participation by delegates.

    1.00

    2.00

    LUNCH (NOT INCLUDED)

    2.00

    2.45

    Making a fine hone/strop, materials provided and pre prepared

    2.45

    04.00

    Making a paring knife from a hacksaw blade, materials provided

    4.00

     

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    The cost to attend this event is ARA members £85 and non-members £100. If you wish to book please fill out the booking form below and send it to bookings@archives.org.uk

    Booking Form

     

  • Category
    Training
  • Date & Time
    Apr 14 2016 at 10:30 AM - Apr 14 2016 at 04:00 PM
  • Location & full address
    Manchester Central Library
  • Event Admins
    Lorraine Logan