Peter Werner

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Mr . Werner makes two different types of brooms - ones with wooden handles and smaller ones without handles. His handled brooms range is size from smaller hearth brooms to full sized sweeping brooms. Peter also makes smaller non-handled brooms out of processed hurl cut into uniform lengths. These brrooms come in different styles including large and small whisk brooms, dusters, turkey wing, fanned turkey wing with and without plaiting, hawk's tail, pot scrubbers, veggie brushes, and cake testers.

Black Mountain

Peter Werner, a retired professor at the University of South Carolina, has been interested in tradditional crafts for many years. Mr. Werner is an accomplished sweet grass and split oak basket maker. Since 1995 he has developed an interest in making hand-crafted brooms. He has taken master classes from Ralph Gates and Carlson Tuttle at the Folk Art Center near Asheville, NC. He is a resident of Black Mountain, NC and has been a member of the Southern Highlands Craft Guild since 2008.

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