Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

The Joiner Festival 2019 - Saint Petersburg

with Rubankov

September 27 - 28 , 2019

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Join us at The Joiner Festival 2019 in Saint Petersburg, Russia!

September 27-28, 2019
Friday & Saturday

For more information, click here.

To view the website in Russian, click here.


The festival is being held at the ArtPlay Center. Click HERE to generate directions using Google Maps.

To view the venue's website, click here.

About the Event

From the Festival organizers:

    Friends, we are pleased to inform you that there will be a festival in St. Petersburg! The main theme of the festival will be “Planer” - an instrument so dear to a joiner's heart.

    The main performances of the festival in St. Petersburg:

  • Work with planers with profile knives - moldings, fillets, feldspars (Alexey Deykin)
  • What to look for when buying a metal planer (Sergey Klein)
  • Advantages of using Japanese wooden planers in modern conditions (Philip Kesarev)
  • Features of combined planers (Mikhail Kuchuk)
  • (The list of performances will be updated)

    Competitions at the September festival:

  • Homemade designer planer
  • Surface planing for flatness
  • Lathe battle

  • The main venues of the festival:

  • The main stage of workshops and lectures
  • Turning business
  • Lozhkari
  • Factory Petrograd
  • Joiner's School Rubankov
  • Craft island
  • Fair of carpentry and souvenirs
  • Tool companies
  • Decoration Materials
  • Lumber

  • Turning area

    This year, Alexander Bryukner, Andrey Gromov, Georgy Makarov, Dmitry Pushin and other masters will show their art.

    In parallel, a turning battle will take place on the site in which everyone can take part.

    Factory Petrograd

    Factory masters will demonstrate the main stages of the production of factory tools.

  • Manufacture of ax head swelling (Eugene Mirchuk, Nikolay Kozhin)
  • Peeling and grinding of a otkova (Alexey Silkin)
  • Making and planting an ax (Andrey Klein)
  • Manufacturing a cover for an ax (Pavel Ermilin)

  • Other master classes of the festival:

  • Manufacture of casket on stud connections (Mikhail Zelinsky)
  • Wood carving (Boris Palanov)
  • Work with Japanese saws (Nikita Samodelkin)
  • Sawing out toys on a machine jigsaw (Vadim Elkin)
  • Making garden sculptures by the rechitsa grinder (Alexander Savin, Mikhail Savin)

  • Tool companies

    Our colleagues will demonstrate various materials, tools for work, machines and other tricks and features on the ownership of a particular technology.