A Visit To A Furniture Restoration Shop In Tel Aviv Part 1
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Shay Avrahami and two of the mammoth handscrews that he built.Shay Avrahami opened his Furniture restoration shop in Tel Aviv in the early '90s, and since then he has steadily established his reputation as one of the best furniture restorers in Israel.
His experience stems from many years of apprenticeship in Israel, and a few years of mentorship in Scotland.I visited him two weeks ago to talk and take pictures of his shop and work.His shop is in a small space in the south of Tel Aviv that once housed a lamp shop.
When I arrived to his shop, Shay (pronounced Shy) was restoring the carving on an antique oak chair.The chair also needed a new cane seat, but the cane work will to be done by another specialist restorer - a friend of Shay.
Shay's shop smells great - not because he sprays it with air fresheners, but because of the scent of alcohol in the air.Why you may ask there is an aroma of alcohol in the middle of the day? Part of the answer is because Shay and his apprentice have a tradition of pizza and beer every Thursday for lunch - but the real reason is shellac - his...