26th - 27th 


Woodworking & stained glass

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Jim Hodge loves the ancient art of mosaic.  This will be Jim's 9th year at Mountain Makins.  His work is a favorite among the gardening set locally.  Most recently, Jim has been teaching the next generation of mosaic artists here at Rose Center.  Jim uses stained glass, old dishes, homemade tumbled glass, rocks, mirrors, and old jewelry in his lovely work.  

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Ken Manning is back for his 10th year at Mountain Makins.  Ken's work is a festival favorite.  From the whimsical to the sacred, Ken is a very accomplished woodcarver.  Ken studied carving at Geisler-Moroder in Austria for a time. Ken uses a variety of woods and techniques to create his work.  

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Joseph Dinwiddie began working with wood as a hobby a number of years ago.  Since then, a hobby has blossomed into a thriving business.  Using a variety of woods, recycled barn lumber, and tobacco sticks, Joseph makes one-of-a-kind pieces that bring charm and functionality to any home. Joseph's work has won many awards around the region. 


Teresa Howard's Glass From The Avenue features detailed craftsmanship from the materials selected to the techniques used to develop a piece into a completed project. Teresa has been working her craft for the past 12 years, and has been at Mountain Makins for the past 10 years.  Teresa has studied at famed craft school Arrowmont.