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Bonsai Wiring Essentials

with Colin Lewis
Uncover professional secrets to wiring better, faster and more accurately in this FREE mini-class, and develop beautiful bonsai trees!

Join internationally renowned bonsai artist and author Colin Lewis in his free mini-class, and learn essential wiring techniques for professional-quality bonsai. Become familiar with the variety of bonsai wires available, and discover the benefits of using annealed wire on your trees. Then, learn how to make heat-annealed copper wire at home, determine the correct wire gauge for each branch and prepare your tree for shaping as you learn tips for pruning dead foliage and stubs. Moving on, take your bonsai to the next level with Colin’s professional wiring tricks! Confidently use the slingshot principle, and watch as Colin demonstrates how to wire a variety of branch sizes with ease. Finally, save time, prevent broken branches and more after you learn how to analyze and correct common wiring mistakes. By the end of this class, you’ll have the knowledge you need to create beautiful bonsai masterpieces.

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Lesson 1. Welcome to Your Free Mini-Class

  • Overview of how to use your FREE mini-class.


Lesson 2. All About Wire


Lesson 3. Be Prepared


Lesson 4. Wire Like a Professional


Lesson 5. Myths & Mistakes

"Great detailed explanation of bonsai wiring techniques... taught me a lot."
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