Our Approach

We strive to always provide outstanding customer service and high quality work on each of our projects.  We are willing to go above and beyond to satisfy each of our customer's needs. Our reputation is important to us, and we never let a project leave the door without first inspecting and passing our quality control standards.

Our Story

We are two guys from Tennessee who worked together on several projects over the years and decided to join forces and start our own machine shop.  We are building a company dedicated to machining excellence.  Our decades of experience in the industry enable us to handle your project with ease and gives you the peace of mind that your job will be well executed.


Tennessee Tool Works is a member of the Rutherford Co. Chamber of Commerce.

Get to Know Us...

Our tool & die makers/machinists have decades of experience in machining and tool & die work in design, production, and repair.  You may click any of the links below for direct contact with our team.

Joseph Thornell

Owner / Mr. President
Tool & Die Maker
CNC Machinist

Email Joe

Jason Washam

Owner / Superman
Tool & Die Maker
CNC Machinist

Email Jason

Sheila Washam

Operations & Administrative
Services Manager

Email Sheila

Jill Thornell

Human Resources  & Communications Manager

Email Jill

Parker Washam

CNC Machinist
Certified Welder

Josh Proctor

CNC Machinist
Mold Maker
Brew Master Flash

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Garry Love

CNC Machinist
Welder / Fabricator
Team Roper

Blake Nasser

Shop Assistant /
Machine Shop Apprentice
Delivery Person

Keith Downey

CNC Machinist
Welder / Fabricator
Breaker of Rapids

Robert Darr

Shop Assistant /
Machine Shop Apprentice

Tony Doric

CNC Machinist
Bass Master

Mr. Bull

Team Mascot
Lean, Mean, Grilling Machine!

Need a Quote?

We are more than happy to provide a quote for any job big or small.  Just click the button and fill out our quote form, and someone will contact you shortly.

Join Our Team

We are looking to grow our team!  Tennessee Tool Works is a great place to strengthen your knowledge in the machining industry. It doesn't matter if you are new, fresh out of trade school or a seasoned machinist; there is always room to improve and build your skill level.

Current Openings

We do not have any job openings at the moment. Please come back again later.