2nd place at the National Beauty and Tool Sharpening Guild

Dean Koeneman of Elizabethtown placed second in the shear category at the 2017 National Beauty and Tool Sharpening Guild international convention held in Chicago. The category required participants to repair and sharpen three broken shears, and Koeneman fell short of first by just one point. Koeneman has been sharpening surgical and industrial instruments for over 30 years. He is always working to better himself, recently adding harmonic treatment to his list of services.