Paul Sellers Joinery Workshop at Gil Arad’s Woodworking School

Paul SellersIn late June 2016 I visited Israel and attended Paul Sellers’s Fundamental Hand-Tool Joinery Workshop which took place at Gil Arad’s Woodworking School outside of Jerusalem. For Paul it was his first visit to Israel, and for Israeli woodworkers – amateurs and professional alike – it was a rare opportunity to learn from one of the great teachers and makers of our time. 

Here I share a short slide show that illustrates this inspirational event.

— Yoav Liberman

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About Yoav Liberman

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.

2 thoughts on “Paul Sellers Joinery Workshop at Gil Arad’s Woodworking School

  1. hmerkle

    Thank you for posting that Mr. Liberman.
    I was curious about Paul’s visit and even more curious about the Gil Arad connection – it looks like it was a typical time with Paul – beneficial for everyone!

    1. Yoav LibermanYoav Liberman Post author

      On top of Gil’s Studio Furniture business and his great shop, he finds time to runs one of the three woodworking programs in Israel and the only one in central Israel. Therefore it was just natural that his place were chosen to host the four days workshop that Paul taught.

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