Donald R. Olsen

Donald R. Olsen from Morganton, N. C., has been “working in the round” since his junior high school shop teacher introduced him to woodturning. Perfecting his craft over the years, Don and his lathe combine form and function to produce one-of-a-kind plates, bowls, urns, vases and wood sculptures.   Don is a member of the…

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Mark Freeman

Mark Freeman was born and raised in Burke County and attended Burke County Public School. At age 19,  he joined the U.S. Army and served 20 years in active duty and National Guard serving in combat four different times. He graduated from Western Piedmont Community College in 2008 with a degree in Criminal Justice and…

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Tom Denne

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…

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