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(VIDEO) KXNET: Dakota Woodturners Symposium (04/14/2019) By Sonji Milburn

Monday, April 15, 2019   (0 Comments)
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(VIDEO) KXNET: Dakota Woodturners Symposium (04/14/2019)By Sonji Milburn

People across the state got hands-on experience making items out of wood on Sunday.

The Dakota Woodturners hosted their 20th annual spring symposium.

It's a 2-day event where participants learned how to make platters, bowls, and boxes out of wood.

is is the only symposium within a 500-mile radius reaching North Dakota, South Dakota, eastern Montana and western Minnesota.

Organizers say woodturning is a form of art and can be seen everywhere.

"There is always a need for more woodturners and interestingly the demand for them is growing in today's world. There was a time when there was not a great demand for woodturners but in today's world the demand is growing in both architectural woodturners and for artistic woodturners," said Tom Wirsing, Professional Woodturner.

Each year the Dakota Woodturners receive a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts.

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