Photos by Samuel Askins
The 34th annual Utah Woodturning Symposium was held at Utah Valley University from May 16–18. The event featured international, national and local woodturning masters and consisted of 80 live demonstrations, special events and a free public exhibition featuring the Dale Nish Collection. There were eight international, 12 out-of-state and several local woodturning demonstrators. Mark Baker and John Wessels were two of the favorite international demonstrators. Dr. Dale Nish, founder of the event, and Dr. Kip Christensen were two of the favorite local demonstrators. A kick-off party was held at Craft Supply USA on May 15, where guests enjoyed free demonstrations, sales and a barbeque.
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