After graduating from the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, Jason migrated to Southeast Alaska were he Repaired wood fishing boats and yachts. During these, "boat years" Jason lived aboard a 26' wood cutter with his wife. They traveled and worked along the west coast from Alaska to Panama. With years of traveling boat carpentry and surfing adventures behind him and a baby on the way, Jason chose to return to his native Oregon to raise a child. He built a home on the southern Oregon coast and fulfilled his second dream (after taking off on a sailboat) of building a cabinet shop. A passion for fine craft, wood, good design, surfboards and boats, inform the projects that enter his drawing board and leave his shop.