Why Choose Hamaguri USA for Your Sharpening Training?

Expertise You Can Trust

  • Direct Access to the Manufacturer: Dennis, the assembler of the Hamaguri Advanced Convex Sharpener, is just a phone call away for any troubleshooting.
  • Real-World Experience: Dennis actively maintains a daily sharpening route, servicing a broad area in Central Illinois.
  • Commitment to Skill Enhancement: Dennis regularly attends seminars and classes to stay updated in the sharpening field.
  • Certified Master Sharpener: With over 20 years of experience, Dennis achieved Master Sharpening status in 2008 and has maintained it through regular re-certification. He has also been a judge for the National Beauty Tool Sharpeners Guild (NBTSG) since its inception in 2009.
  • American-Made Quality: All Hamaguri equipment is made in the USA.

Questions to Consider

  • Is your trainer a certified Master Sharpener?
  • Is your trainer actively working in the field?
  • Is your trainer easily reachable?
  • Is your equipment American-made?

Customized Training Programs

Our training at Sharp Edges/Hamaguri USA is tailored to meet your individual needs, whether you're a beginner or looking to enhance your existing sharpening skills. Training sessions run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with lunch provided.

Topics Covered

Clipper Blade Training

  • Parts Identification
  • Machine Setup
  • Sharpening Techniques
  • Maintenance & Assembly
  • Problem-Solving

Shear Sharpening Training

  • Parts and Their Importance
  • Training on Convex and Bevel Shears
  • Repair & Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

Clipper Repair/Maintenance

  • Basic Repairs on Andis & Oster Clippers
  • Maintenance Tips
  • Parts Identification

Additional Resources

  • Wholesale Information
  • Business and Marketing Tips
  • Continuing Education Information

Local hotel information available upon request.

Training Costs

  • Flat-Hone Sharpening: $1,000 per day (Recommended: 2 days for Convex Shear Sharpening)
  • Clipper Blade Sharpening: $1,000 per day (Recommended: 2 days for Clipper Blade Sharpening)

Have more questions? We're here to assist you on your journey to becoming a sharpening expert!