Alexi’s studies part 2

Alexi's fourth baluster was, to my taste, the best one. He decided to carve an oval foot and then spiral it up with a bead. Once he finished working on all four feet, he continue to created two mortises on each baluster. Alexi did not have time to make the aprons for his table, but he did achieve a lot during the three weeks of the summer program. We decided to hang his legs on the wall, as they look so impressive on their own and resemble a piece of sculptured art.

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Yoav S. Liberman is a woodworker and a teacher. His pieces have been featured in several woodworking books, most recently in Robin Wood’s CORES Recycled. Yoav teaches woodworking at the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan, and also frequently guest teaches in craft schools across the country.  Between 2003 and 2011 Yoav  headed the woodworking program at Harvard University's Eliot House. Yoav’s articles have appeared in American Woodworker and Woodwork Magazine. He frequently contributes woodworking web content to a number of digital publications   Yoav has a degree in architecture and later held two competitive residency programs: at The Worcester Center for Crafts in Massachusetts, and the Windgate Foundation Fellowship at Purchase College, New York. He lives in Chestnut Ridge NY.