Wood artist Darrell Copeland

Wood artist Darrell Copeland

Carolina Mountain Woodturners

Comradery is alive and well:

You might think this is a group for retired men who are looking to fill their time with something interesting!  Maybe. It’s also a woodturning organization that includes women and young people.  And, it’s one of the largest groups in the nation affiliated with the American Association of Woodturners.

The Carolina Mountain Woodturners is a not-for-profit corporation, started in 1999 and organized to educate woodturners and the public, in and about the art of woodturning.

Monthly meetings are held at the Folk Art Center auditorium, milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway on the third Saturday of the month.  You are welcome to drop in and observe – or visit for the whole day!

The demonstration schedule of visiting artists includes national and internationally known woodturners.  Some meetings include member auctions and show and tell.  Check out their website for upcoming events.


"The Association is organized exclusively for educational purposes, and its mission is to educate woodturners and the public, in and about the art and craft of woodturning."