Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Week long wet-wood carving class co-taught with Doug Finkel, July 10 - 16, 2016

See the 2016 Arrowmont catalog for more information.


South Georgia Metro Turners - 2015

Atlanta Woodturners Guild - 2015

Georgia Association of Woodturners - 2015

Emma International Collaboration, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada - 2014

Lowcountry Turners, Savannah, Georgia - Demo, June, 2014

Echo Lake XVI Collaboration, Bucks County, Pennsylvania - June, 2014

Long Island Woodturners, Long Island, NY - Demo May, 2014

AAW Symposium - Ideas and Techniques, Making Your Work Distinctive panel -2013

Technique in Service to Form, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts co-taught w/Michael Mocho, 2013

Echo Lake XV Collaboration, Buck County Pennsylvania - June 2013

Echo Lake XIV Collaboration, Bucks County, Pennsylvania - June, 2012

Emma International Collaboration, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada - 2012

American Association of Woodturners Symposium, St. Paul, Minnesota - 2011

ARTS - sur- bois - Association Romande des Tourneurs Sur Bois - Swiss Turning Association,

Geneva, Switzerland - 2011

University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Palmetto Woodturners, West Columbia, South Carolina

University of Memphis, Memphis Tennessee

LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia

Mann Tool and Supply, West Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia Woodworking Club, Columbia, South Carolina

Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina

Savannah River Woodturners, GA

Southern Piedmont Woodturners, Concord, NC

North Springs Elementary School, Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina-Sumter, Sumter, SC

Birmingham Southern University, Birmingham, AL

Echo Lake Symposium, Bucks County, PA

International Turning Exchange, Philadelphia, PA            


Available demo/workshops/hands-on classes include spindle and hollow form turning with an emphasis on design and the use of the lathe as a tool to create works of art.

Robert F. Lyon

Demo & Workshop