Robert Sorby Product Launch @ Bull Valley Hardwood
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

On May 20th, 2017 – 9:00am – 4:00pm. Bull Valley Hardwood will be hosting a product launch for the Robert Sorby line of wood turning (lathe) tools, carving tools, chisels, lathe chucks & sharpening tools! Robert Sorby tools are considered to be the best wood turning tools available. Manufactured in Sheffield, England, they are made of the finest materials and come with the best warranty in the industry.

This will be an open house event, with Robert Sorby tool demonstrations and wood turning techniques demonstrated throughout the day.

SPECIAL PRICING will be offered on May 20th only, on the Robert Sorby line of tools, our extensive assortment of exotic turning blanks, veneers for segmented turning and Laguna Lathes.

Joining us at the product launch, will be two world-class wood turners and experts in the selection and use of Robert Sorby tools – Michael Roper of Golden, Colorado – & Kevin Bedgood of Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Check out their websites to see the impressive accomplishments they have achieved throughout their careers. We’re excited to have these world-class experts participate in this special event!

If you already own some Robert Sorby tools, but have questions on their use, feel free to bring them in and talk to our experts.
Please join us for this exciting addition to our woodworkers’ paradise! Follow us on Facebook for additional details – as they become available. We can also be contacted at:, 815-701-9400, or at 1251 Cobblestone Way, Woodstock, IL.

Thanks to you all for helping to make Bull Valley Hardwood successful!




Hand Tool Selection, Use & Tuning @ Bull Valley Hardwood
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

At this session we will identify a variety of hand tools, their names, and how they are used.  It will include measuring and layout tools, cutting tools, and slicing/smoothing tools.  We will also discuss how to choose the ones that will work best for you.

There is a $25.00 charge for this class.  Please register and pay in advance.