‘Wood-Turning Wonder’ exhibit opens Friday

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Posted: March 19, 2013

The Winchester Star

Robert Van Meter shows the largest bowl that he ever turned — three feet diameter. A show of his work begins Friday and continues through April 6 at the Fire House Gallery.
Fire House Gallery director Kate Petranech unpacks wooden artwork created by Robert Van Meter for a show that begins Friday at the Berryville gallery. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Mark Zimmerman of Winchester assembles a spinning wheel made by Robert Van Meter of Star Tannery (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
A wooden cowboy hat made by the late Robert Van Meter, a member of the Apple Valley Wood Turners. Pieces of his work will be on exhibit at the Fire House Gallery in Berryville beginning Friday.

Berryville — The late Robert Van Meter had a pattern in his life well known to his family and friends.

When it came to learning a new skill, Robert loved challenging himself and putting everything…

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