In my shop in Gainesville, Florida, I design, build, deliver and install one of a kind high-quality woodwork. After years of specializing in historic home remodeling, I found myself becoming interested in more sensitive work.

In my pursuits, I was able to apprentice with an art deco furniture designer and builder, Jeff Newell, in Denver. Then, I was accepted into the Fine Woodworking program at the College of the Redwoods, the school James Krenov founded.

I spent two very intense years in school, including multiple workshops, shows, competitions, and a summer working with Brian Newell (no relation with Jeff). Now, I am back in Gainesville, Florida, operating Jason Straw Wood Worker, working with the sensitive eyes and hands of a furniture maker.


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