Register before July 5th to qualify for our early bird rates.
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JOIN US FOR TURNING 2017
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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE ART OF WOODTURNING
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Join us for Turning 2017, our 10th biennieal symposium. Over the weekend you'll take a deep dive into the world of woodturning, be inspired and hone your skills. Register today and you’ll know why our event is rated among the best regional symposiums in North America.
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THE PERFECT SYMPOSIUM SETTING
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Our location is unique, set amid 268 acres of forested rolling hills in Southern Indiana with lodging, dining and all activities on site. You’ll avoid the high cost of hotels and restaurants, making Turning 2017 an excellent value. On site lodging is limited so register early for best selections.
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A RAFT OF ACTIVITIES TO CHOOSE FROM
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At Turning 2017, you’ll choose from five simultaneous demonstrations (more than 60 demos in all) during the weekend. Get ideas at our Instant Gallery,. take in our Trade Show or hang out with the featured turners. And our Saturday night banquet and auction shouldn't be missed.
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FEATURED DEMONSTRATORS
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JIMMY CLEWES
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Jimmy Clewes now lives in Las Vegas, NV, after growing up in Great Britain. He has given turning demos and classes all over the world. His turning skills and engaging demos keep him in high demand in the U.S. and abroad.
 
 
 
NICK COOK
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Nick Cook, Marietta, GA, turns a variety of work including one-of-a-kind bowls and vessels along with his unique gift items. He teaches at his studio, at universities and craft schools throughout the US, Australia, and New Zealand. A founder and long serving Board member of the AAW, Nick has been featured in many galleries and exhibits. He has also authored many woodturning articles.
 
 
 
ASHLEY HARWOOD
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Ashley Harwood, Charleston, SC, designs and crafts exquisitely turned, beautifully crafted bowls, as well as jewelry and ornaments made with sea urchins featuring delicate ebony spindles. She is in demand as a demonstrator both domestically and abroad. Her extensive education in the arts contributes to her many awards and exhibits.
 
 
 
AVELINO SAMUEL
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Avelino Samuel, St. Johns, Virgin Islands, has been an industrial arts teacher, furniture maker and turner for over 20 years. His turnings have been described as “so polished, so perfect and so precise, it’s hard to imagine the process by which their beauty was revealed.” He is in wide demand by collectors and as a teacher.
 
 
 
KEITH GOTSCHALL
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Keith Gotschall, Salida, CO, has been a featured demonstrator at the prestigious BYU Woodturning Symposium in Provo, Utah, and several AAW symposiums. Keith is known for his bowls, vessels, platters, stone sculpture and furniture. He  proudly considers himself as a craftsman as well as an artist.
 
 
 
CHRIS RAMSEY (SPECIAL DEMONSTRATIONS)
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Chris Ramsey, Somerset KY, will demonstrate turning his signature cowboy hat on Friday evening. A special friend of our Guild, he has demonstrated at many past Symposiums and Guild meetings. Always a crowd favorite! Chris is in high demand as a teacher and demonstrator for his hats and elegant, thin walled natural edge pieces. His hats are widely collected by celebrities including President G. W. Bush and Ashley Judd.
 
 
 
 
WHAT MAKES OUR SYMPOSIUM
A GREAT VALUE?
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More than 66 planned demos
Special Guest demos by Chris Ramsey
Many Instructive Guest Demonstrators
A++ Full-Service Event Facility In a Scenic, Pastoral Setting
Exceptional Value
Silent Auction
 
Saturday Evening Banquet and Auction
Instant Gallery Featuring Work by Attendees
Delicious Meals In The On-Site Dining Room
Multi-Vendor Turning Trade Show
Motels Minutes Away With Group Rates
Lodge, Dorm and RV Camping On Site
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Register before July 5th to qualify for our early bird rates.
( Click the link to complete your registration on our main website )
 
 
 
 
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OCTOBER 13th - 15th 2017
CINCINNATI, OHIO
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