“Eli Avisera, born in 1960, grew up, studied and still lives in Jerusalem. Between the years 1973-1977 he studied at the School of Wood Art in Jerusalem. Since then, Eli has been a professional woodworker.
Eli Avisera is an international woodturning demonstrator and teacher. He has been invited to many countries to show his unique variety of techniques. Eli uses a line of his own signature tools (manufactured by Hamlet Tools ). These unique tools have been developed based on over 30 years of experience in woodturning.
In 1988 Eli established the “Wood Craft Center” where he teaches workshops for furniture building, wood turning and wood carving at all skill levels. To date, Eli has taught hundreds of students.
In 2003 Eli was invited to the Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, as an ITE participant. ITE – the International Turning Exchange – is a prestigious international event, bringing together every year a small group of carefully selected Wood Masters to share their knowledge and create together.
Eli is one of the leading wood art masters in and his creations are exhibited in many exhibitions both locally and around the world.” (Text edited from Eli Avisera website, July 2016)