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Tom Denne

Tom Denne

4792 Plantation Drive
Morganton, NC 28655

Phone: 828-584-0890


Tom Denne is a lifelong woodworker and a native of Lancaster, NY.

He holds both BS and MS Degrees in Industrial Arts Education from Buffalo State – Buffalo, NY.

He taught woodworking and architectural drawing at Washington Park High School in Racine, Wisconsin for 30 years – retiring June 2000.

For many years he has enjoyed making furniture and wood turnings for friends and family. In 2005, he started doing segmented turnings. Segmented turning uses many pieces of wood of different colors glued together to form intricate patterns and designs. It is not uncommon to have over 1000 pieces glued together and turned to form bowls, vases and other objects.