Charles B. Watson became interested in woodturning after participating in a furniture-making class and attending Rude Osolnik turning workshops. Charles is a founding member of the Palmetto Woodturners in SC, as well as a member of the Carolina Mountain Woodturners in Asheville, NC; the American Assoc. of Woodturners; and the Southern States Symposium committee. He has attended, assisted, and taught woodturning classes at the Folk School and has been an assistant instructor at Arrowmont. His primary interest is in turning decorative bowls from wood local to SC and NC.