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 South Carolina, as well as a member of the Carolina Mountain Woodturners in Asheville, NC; the American Association of Woodturners; and the Southern States Symposium committee. He has attended, assisted, and taught woodturning classes at the John C. Campbell Folk School and has been an assistant instructor at Arrowmont. His primary interest is in turning decorative bowls from wood local to the Carolinas.
Charles was born in Horry County, SC, and now resides in Cayce, SC, where he has his studio.