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by Abraham Tesser

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Lectures, Classes, Public Talks

Make it Move: Mechanisms and Microprocessors.  July 10, 2017.  Greenville Wood Worker’s Guild,  Greenville S.C.

 

Introduction to Studio Furniture:  An Illustrated Talk. Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF), Watkinsville GA. Presented to :

       Osher Life Long Learning Institue (OLLI), Jan. 26, 2017

       Talmadge Terrace Seniors Group, Feb 7, 2017.

       University of North Georgia, Art Appreciation class.  Feb. 2, 2017.

       University of Georgia Interior Design Graduate Students, Feb. 14, 2017

       Athens Newcomers Group, Feb. 14, 2014

      

Wood Works:  The Artists’ Perspective.  A Gallery Talk featuring Philip Moulthrop and Sabiha Mujtaba. Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF), Watkinsville GA.  January 28, 2017.

 

Animating Furniture: A Case Study.  Lecture.  Osher Lifelong Learning Institue (OLLI), Luncheon talk, Athens GA.  March 15, 2016.

Make it move: Mechanisms and Microprocessors.  Lecture.  Athens Area Woodworkers.  Lyndon House Art Center.  Athens GA.  January 3, 2015.

On the Design and Construction of Furniture:  The Rabbi’s Table.  Lecture. Athens Area Woodworkers.  Lyndon House Art Center, Athens GA.  Feb. 1, 2014.

On the Design and Construction of Furniture:  The Rabbi’s Table.  Workshop, Special Programs, Congregation Children of Israel, Athens GA.  January, 8, 2014.

 

The Sawdust Seduction: A Personal Account.  Public presentation.  Torch Club, Athens GA October 24, 2013.

 

Studio Furniture Making. Guest Lecture, Furniture Design (ARID 3340), University of Georgia, Athens, GA.   April 9, 2013.

 

One Piece at a Time:  The Art of Studio Furniture.  Lecture, University of Georgia Retired Employees Association (UGAREA).  Athens GA.  Sept. 13, 2012.

 

How I Build a Rocking Chair.  Lecture demonstration.  Athens Hadassah.  Athens, GA May 2, 2012

 

Studio Furniture:  A Maker’s Perspective.  Guest Lecture, Furniture Design (ARID 3340), University of Georgia, Athens, GA. April 5, 2012.

 

Chairs: A Maker's Perspective.  Class.  Osher Lifelong Learning Institue (OLLI), University of Georgia, October 17, 2011.

 

Sculpted Joints II: The Joinery of Sam Maloof.  Athens Area Woodworkers, Athens GA September 10, 2011.

 

Chairs:  A woodworker’s perspective.  Lecture.  Athens Area Woodworkers.  LyndonHouseArtCenter, AthensGA.  Feb 5, 2011.

 

Studio Furniture:  A maker’s perspective.  Guest Lecture, Furniture Design (ARID 3340), University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Oct. 19, 2010.

 

The Art of Veneer:  Decorating Wood with Wood.  Class.  Osher Lifelong Learning OInstitue (OLLI), University of Georgia, AthensGA.  Oct. 11, 2010.

 

Studio Furniture:  A maker’s perspective.  Guest Lecture, Furniture Design (ARID 3340), University of Georgia, Athens, GA.   April 1, 2010.

 

Appreciating Fine Woodworking.  Class.Learning in Retirement.   University of Georgia,Athens, GA. December 1, 2009.

 

Turning but not unwinding: A pool cue stand.  ClassicCity Woodturners, AthensGA.  Oct. 26, 2009.

 

Studio Furniture.  Guest Lecture.  Furniture Design (ARID 3340), University of Georgia, Athens, GA.  April 20, 2009.

 

Sculpting with a Table Saw.  Athens Area Woodworking Group.  Athens, GA.  April 4, 2009.

 

Joining Sculpted Parts.  Athens Area Woodworking Group , Athens, GA.  September 6, 2008

 

Furniture Design.  Athens Area Woodworking Club.  Athens, GA.  April 12, 2008.

 

Studio Furniture:  A maker’s perspective.  Guest Lecture, Furniture Design (ARID 3340), University of Georgia, Athens, GA March 5, 20008

 

Fine Woodworking: Appreciation of Construction and Design.  Class, Center for Continuing Education, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, March 4, 11, 18, 2008.

 

Furniture Making with Abe Tesser.  Class, Learning in Retirement.  AthensGA.  Feb. 17, 2008.

 

Wood in Furniture:  A Personal View.  Athens  Area Woodworking Club.  Athens, GA.  September 15, 2007

 

The Art of Crafting Furniture: A Personal View Congregation Children of Israel, AthensGA  Feb. 11, 2007

 

Some Personal Notes on the Art of Crafting Furniture. Torch Club, Athens, GA .  March 23, 2006.