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 Creative Lakes Media, LLC publishes Sharpeners Report, a newsletter on knife sharpening, scissor and beauty shear sharpening, industrial blades and woodworking tool and saw blade sharpening, pet groomer scissor and clipper blade sharpening, equipment news, industry training events. See our Testimonials!    To Subscribe to the Newsletter, click here!  Sign up for a free sample issue   Sharpeners’ Supplier Directory .


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IBSA Certifies Shear Sharpening Business Owner in Ca

admin : November 10, 2015 3:24 pm : Certified Sharpeners, Uncategorized

Mark Doda of Master Barber Techniques in Salinas, CA. Mark Doda of Master Barber Techniques in Salinas, CA.

The International Beauty Sharpening Association (IBSA) certified Mark Doda of Master Barber Techniques in Salinas, CA. as Associate Member. The 2-day conference was held at the Tuscany Suites & Casino in Las Vegas Nov. 8 & 9, 2015 and included exhibits, hands-on classes, sharpening workshops, a stylist panel, a broad range of mentor and networking opportunities, and special guests Yasuhiro Ono and Mike Takebayashi,  Beautrade Co. Ltd., from Tokyo, Japan. Videos and photographs from the event may be found at a website and educational shear sharpening articles will be published in the Sharpeners Report newsletter Dec. 2015 issue. Subscribe today for just $26.

IN OTHER NEWS….SHARPENING PRICE SURVEY IS HERE! It’s that time of year to SUBMIT via fax or scan/email or mail it to our publishing office by Dec. 15 2015.  We will tabulate averages and medians to report the national trends on prices on everything from metal cutting saws to groomer shears, mower blades to cutlery.  Download a blank sharpener price survey here:


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