Master's Course in Woodturning Series 2
with Eli Avisera
by KTMP, UK
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from back cover of dvd:
episode, we cover both spindle working and end-grain turning. Eli also
continues to wow us with his superior texturing methods. We take you for
lunch, Jerusalem style and then on for a free dessert! This film concludes
with the midway interview outside of Eli's Craft Centre where we discuss
the progress of the series so far. This is the ninth film in Eli's series
of expert tuition in woodturning. It is intended primarily to introduce
you to his unique range of tools, how they are intended to be used and
how to keep them sharp! Starting at Beginner's Level, we will take you
through a full course in woodturning; covering Intermediate Level and
finally culminating with the series at Expert Level.
the Author - Eli Avisera: A Potted History
Eli Avisera was born in 1960, grew up, studied and lives in Jerusalem.
Between 1973-1977 Eli studied at the School of Wood Art in Jerusalem.
Since then, he has been a professional woodworker. Eli is an international
woodturning demonstrator and teacher. Invited to many countries to show
his unique variety of techniques; Eli uses a line of his own signature
tools (manufactured by Hamlet Tools in Sheffield England). These unique
tools have been developed by drawing on over 30 years of experience in
woodturning. In 1988 Eli established the "Wood Craft Center" in Jerusalem
where he teaches workshops for furniture building, wood carving and wood
turning at all skill levels. To date: Eli has taught hundreds of students
and has been instrumental in promoting the art worldwide . Eli is regarded
as one of the world's leading wood art masters and his creations are exhibited
in many exhibitions globally.