Frank Penta has been involved in woodworking for most of his life. He enjoys creating pieces that are attractive as well as functional. Using fine detailing and careful finishing, he enhances the natural beauty of the wood.

Frank has been a demonstrator at numerous woodturning clubs and has taught sessions at regional and national symposia. Since 2004, he has been a regular woodturning instructor at John C. Campbell Folk School, teaching two to three classes each year.