Reasons Thousands have Attended Past Extravaganzas
The Hickory Museum of Art has been a part of Extravaganza several shows. They have provided youth activities such as soap carving and other activities of interest such as pottery, cane/rush work, book making, art decoy construction, and more!
Annual Woodcarving Competition and Show Sponsored by: Catawba Valley Woodcarvers Association
Morris Schlesinger Demoed: Fluting – both Spiralling and straight flutes - both days, Sharpening 101 - using Trend Diamond stones, and Turning of Bowls - From
Log to Bowl
FREE Apples - Folks from 15 states enjoyed North Carolina apples!
Demos by Marquetarians of the Carolinas
NCWoodturner's Association: Hands on instruction on working on the lathe - Learn to Turn a Pen
Western Piedmont Woodcrafters
NCWoodworker.net - How to:
Light sabers on the lathe, Golf Tee Puzzle Game (similar to what you see on the tables at restaurants), Scroll Saw, Pyrography, Sharpening, and Hand Plane Use demos
Carolina Mountain Woodturners will have their Turning Learning Center at our event for the 7th straight year!
In 2011, over 5,000 consumers attended this woodworking event
45 plus Vendors represented with specials, giveaways and expert advice!
Western Piedmont Community College: Courtney Long demonstrate pottery. Western Piedmont Community College will display a selection of student woodworking projects. Stop by and meet the College's Professional Crafts: Wood instructors, learn about woodworking classes, free visiting artist workshops and other opportunities.
Carolina Scrollers Winston Salem, North Carolina The Art of Intarsia
Jerry Measimer turn wooden hats, birdhouses, and other wonderful things
Nick Cook - Special Turning Demos
FREE Admission, Parking & Live Demos & Classes
Test Drive a Lathe - Sponsored by NC Woodturners Association