Don Leman has been creating as far back as he can remember.
Trained as an industrial designer, he won numerous awards while working for Sunbeam and Ampex  in Chicago. He next utilized his creativity as a custom picture framer and antique clock restorer, in Chicago [1981, 1981], Carmel CA, and Columbus OH .
He continues to bring his usual artistic talents and desire for precise accuracy to his pieces, whether to his earlier ceramic creations or to wood.
- segmentedwoodturners.org - Charter Member, 2009
- American Association of Woodturners - since 2006
- Central Ohio Woodturners - Columbus OH - since 2004
- National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors - since 1972