Library presents Lee Valley tool workshops

The Almonte branch of Mississippi Mills Public Library presents two workshops with Lee Valley Tools 

PLEASE REGISTER at the circulation desk or by calling the Almonte branch at 256-1037

April 21Come in and sharpen your chisels and plane blades

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The proper honing and sharpening of your tools is essential to their effective use. Evan Blackburn will guide you through the sharpening of your hand plane blades and chisels. Evan will discuss cap iron adjustment and how to choose angles for optimal performance. This is an informative session, sure to help you with your sharpening needs. If you have a plane blade or chisel in need of sharpening, bring it along to work on. All sharpening materials provided.

May 5Come in and sharpen your pruners, shovels and other gardening tools

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Secateurs not cutting it? Hedge clippers sticky, brown and rusty? Edgers, spades and shovels need an overhaul? The maintenance of gardening tools is frequently left for a rainy day, but that day often never arrives. Evan Blackburn will show you the path to sharp, shiny efficient tools. Bring along one tool of your own choice to clean and sharpen. Evan will help you get ready for the season ahead. All other tools and materials provided.