Pure Catskills Guide

We are grateful to know that lives are returning to "normal" or close to it. We are planning a few shows this year, and hope to meet many of you again...or for the first time. George is turning new mills, and we hope to have some of them posted in the near future. Thanks to everyone who has supported us along the way.  Enjoy, Take Care and all the best!

Please feel free to ask questions, and let us know how we can help!

*Note: We have found it prudent to watermark our photos. The water mark "GTO Woodturning" will not appear on the face of your piece. Thanks for understanding.

We were pleased to be featured in the Pure Catskills Guide! What an honor, and we are thankful to all who were involved in including us in this publication!

George A Olsen, Jr. has been creatively turning wood since 2004.  From the first he enjoyed discovering what was inside a particular piece of wood, and what he could fashion from it.  He joined clubs and read many books and articles and made a lot of wood chips.  As his skill increased he enjoyed it more…but whatever would we do with all the turned pieces?

“With my wife Theresa’s and friend Claudine’s and others’ encouragement I began to enter shows, and found a market for my wood.  Problem solved!  I experimented with different woods and new tools, some of which I developed.  Theresa began to learn to turn as well as handle the business end. I typically create useful pieces that have uniqueness about them. Each pepper or coffee mill’s wood dictates its final shape.  It is a pleasure to furnish people with beautiful tools,” George said.

Living in the Catskill region has furnished us with a wide diversity of local woods to use for turning, and each kind provides many variations.  The region has a wealth of craftspeople who learn from each other and foster the arts.  We belong to five guilds (The Artisans Gallery in Middleburgh, The Artisan’s Guild in Oneonta, Cooper Country Crafts in Oneonta and the Catskill Mountain Artisans Guilds in Margaretville and Delhi) where our work is sold.  The Catskill Woodnet of Pure Catskills has provided a venue of encouragement and support with opportunities to enrich our knowledge of the business of doing business in our region. 

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