Jerry is passionate for art as well as furniture and started his training in seventh grade. He began working full time for a furniture shop in Denver, CO when he was sixteen, working his way through all aspects of the process from sanding and finish work, all the way to the concept of the design. He moved to Montana in 1984 with the goal of making a well-known reputation on the high quality construction he excels at. He has mastered the skills necessary to take a vision and turn it into an object that becomes well-loved based on its excellent quality and design. He is now known for his traditional, whimsical, and upcycled furniture and functional art.