The Gisi Segmenting Technique Instructional DVD
The Gisi Segmenting Technique:
Welcome to Mark's shop. In this video, Mark will teach you the technique that he has developed over the last 15 years for segmenting pens and other turned-wood items. Starting with material selection, Mark will take you through the entire process of creating one of his signature pens with techniques that can be applied to anything from pens to pepper mills to flatware and anything in between.
This video also contains a never-before-seen interview with Mark and his son Brian, on their start in segmenting, the development of their material selection, and the teaching of turning for the next generation.
The Gisi Segmenting Technique part 2: The Pool Cue Pen:
Welcome back to Mark's shop. In this video, Mark will teach you the technique for a pen that does not us a pen kit: the pool cue pen. Building on the techniques learned in the first Gisi Segmenting Technique DVD, you will learn to build a new kind of segmented blank that not only applies to this pen, but can also be applied to any turned items. In addition to the wood and Gisi Accent Strips used in the last DVD, you will add acrylic to this project. In fact, by way of introduction to acrylic turning, Mark gives and entire lesson on acrylic bottle stop turning in the DVD extras.