Yoav Liberman

Y Lieberman 2015 (2)

Yoav S. Liberman is a studio furniture artist, writer, and educator. His pieces have been featured in many curated exhibitions and woodworking books, most recently in Modern Judaica: Today’s Makers, Today’s Sacred Objects by Schiffer Publishing. He’s a regular contributor to Fine Woodworking and Popular Woodworking Magazines and a past contributor to American Woodworker and Woodwork Magazines. 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. Yoav teaches woodworking and design at the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan and frequently guest teaches in craft schools across the country. He lives in Upper Saddle River, NJ. Yoav is the author of Working Reclaimed Wood: A Guide for Woodworkers, Makers & Designers, published by Popular Woodworking Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2018.


Intro to Live Edge Furniture

Live edge furniture is among the most beautiful furniture in the world. Live edge provides a way to celebrate the organic shapes of nature through a functional object that is […]

Learn More

Intro to Whittling with a Carving Knife

Saturday, March 12 ~ 10:00am to 12:00pm EST Saturday, March 26 ~ 10:00am to 12:00pm EST This hands-on whittling class will give you the basic tools to carve three-dimensional shapes. […]

Learn More

Carving & Shaping Natural Bowls and Cutting Boards

In this class, we will form a bowl out of organic branches or a segment of a tree limb. Our bowls’ design will stem from the natural shape of the […]

Learn More

Essential Sharpening and Tool Setup for Woodworkers

Saturday, April 22nd ~ 11:00am to 12:30pm EST Saturday, April 29th ~ 11:00am to 12:30pm EST In this workshop, Yoav will explain and demonstrate the essential initiation, sharpening, and setting […]

Learn More

Whittling for Children Ages 8-14

Saturday, May 20 ~ 11:00am to 12:30pm EST Saturday, May 27 ~ 11:00am to 12:30pm EST This hands-on whittling class will give the young students the basic tools to carve […]

Learn More