Article: Woodturning At The Mountain State Fair

September 20, 2016 05:39, submitted by Tucker Garrison

Carolina Mountain Woodturners Provided 971 participants the opportunity to try woodturning at the ten day event at the Mountain State Fair in Asheville.

In addition to 'Try Woodturning' over 50 woodturners entered 133 pieces in the woodturning competition which offered $1200 in prizes for winners in beginner, intermediate and advanced categories.

Over 70 CMW volunteers gave participants in the Try Woodturning event the opportunity to make one of the following: Honey Dipper, Spinning Top, Bottle Stopper, Bud Vase or Yo-yo.

Bud Vases were by far the most popular followed by Yo-Yo's.

Bud Vases 411

Yo-yo's 243

Honey Dippers 151

Tops 83

Bottle Stoppers 83