World’s Largest Woodturning Event Comes To Chattanooga June 23-26

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The American Association of Woodturners 36th Annual International Woodturning Symposium will take place in Chattanooga, June 23-26, with more than 1,000 makers from around the globe gathering to learn, share, and celebrate the timeless art and craft of woodturning. Due to COVID-19, this will be the first live, in person AAW Symposium since 2019. It will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

Woodturning is a fascinating creative pursuit that engages individuals from age 8 to 108. In addition to educational sessions and demonstrations for registered symposium attendees, the conference offers events that are free and open to the public including woodturning exhibitions, galleries, benefit auctions, charitable projects, and a trade show AAW welcomes the public, all ages, to visit, explore, and absorb the woodturning experience.

Here is the schedule: 

Exhibitions of Lathe-Turned Works
Thursday, June 23, 6-8 p.m. Exhibitions Reception & Opening
Friday, June 24, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, June 26, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Auctions of Lathe-Turned Works, Live & Online
Friday, June 24, 7 p.m. in the Ballroom
Saturday, June 25, 1:30 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall

Trade Show & More
Thursday, June 23, 6-8 p.m.
Friday, June 24, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, June 26, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


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