IBSA 2015 Setting Class with Josh Freund!

We are pleased to announce our newest addition to the education line-up: Josh Freund of Kut Above Perfection and 1st place in last year’s IBSA certification!


Josh Freund is a master warranty sharpener and owner and operator of Kut Above Perfection, a Chicago-based sharpening business. A certified warranty sharpener for Fromm International and various other shear manufacturers, he is factory-trained and educated in nine states. He is also an authorized Wolff Industries trainer and an educator having had keynote talks at the 2013 NBTSG, 2014 Bonika Jam convention, and 2015 Sharpeners Report convention. He was also awarded 1st place at the 2014 IBSA certification.

Josh will be teaching “Hammering Set Made Easy” on Monday, November 9, from 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM. This class will teach you how to hammer a set in a shear with confidence! Josh will educate you on when to hammer set in a shear, and why it may be necessary. It will include Josh’s tips and tricks on what type of hammer and anvil to use to make the task of hammering set worry-free. He will also include a demonstration of the hammering techniques that he has developed over the years.

Save your spot in the class by making an online payment here or contacting us at info@ibsa.me or 800-362-7071.