Self-taught craftsman, artist turns wood into beautiful objects

LAWTON - Retired Army Veteran, John Evans, took up the creative hobby of wood turning in 1991 after watching hundreds of YouTube videos about the craft.

The self-taught artist has never officially taken a wood turning class, but did take a class at the Technology Center in Lawton once and became so impressed with their shop equipment that he was inspired to delve a little deeper into the world of wood.

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