Upcoming Woodturning Events

Turn On Chicago

The Chicago Woodturners are holding Turn-On! Chicago on August 15 – 17, 2014. The 3-day event is being held at The Conference Center at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL. There will also be an instant gallery, vendors and live auction. Featured demonstrators include Andi Wolfe, Barry Gross, Binh Pho, Carol Floate, Dick Sing, John Jordan, Lyle Janieson, Nick Cook, Rob Wallace and Trent Bosch. Registration for the event is $295.00.

Yellowstone Woodturners Symposium

The members of the Yellowstone Woodturners, an AAW chapter in Billings, Montana have announced their 9th Annual Symposium scheduled for August 23rd and 24th at the Roaring 20’S Auto Clubhouse. The featured demonstrator for this year’s symposium is Kip Christensen who will cover a dozen-plus fast and fun projects, turned box with double inlay and chatterwork, and more. Cost for the 2-day event is $100, but the fee is only $85 if you register by August 9th. More information and the registration form can be found on the YWT website.

Rocky Mountain Woodturning Symposium

2014 marks the 15th Rocky Mountain Woodturning Symposium, September 12th – 14th, 2014. The featured demonstrators for this year’s symposium are David Ellsworth, Kip Christensen, Kirk DeHeer, Jason Schneider, Michael Blankenship, Rick Orr, John Giem, Dale Bonertz, Allen Jensen, David Nittmann and Rudy Lopez. There will be a live and silent auction, instant gallery, trade show and banquet. The symposium will be held at The Ranch / Larimer County Fair Grounds in Loveland, Colorado in the McKee building.

Virginia Woodturners Symposium

The Virginia Woodturners Symposium is being held on September 13 & 14 at Expoland Fishersville. This is a hands-on event that teaches mentors to teach students techniques and projects while under their guidance. Featured demonstrators are Stuart Batty and Molly Winton. There will also be commercial vendors.

Turning Southern Style

The Georgia Association of Woodturners is presenting Turning Southern Style XX September 19, 20 and 21. Featured demonstrators are Ray Key, Michael Hosaluk and Todd Hoyer. Also demonstrating will be Nick Cook, Frank Bowers and James McClure. There will also be vendors, including a demonstration room dedicated just to tool vendors, hands-on area, instant gallery, banquet and auction. The symposium will be held at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, GA.