Master's Course in Woodturning Series 2
with Eli Avisera
by KTMP, UK
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film endeavours to teach the ideal methods for thin-wall hollowing. Using
a piece of local green wood, Eli fashions one of the most elegant mushrooms
we've ever seen! The use of light to demonstrate even wall thickness for
an overall delicate piece developed into some amazing film footage. This
is the eleventh 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
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.