Called to Create Sacred Spaces that Glorify the Lord


Building Up Catholic Churches and Communities

Carlson Originals is a small, Catholic family-owned business supporting nine children. Specializing in the needs of Catholic churches, rectories, convents and schools, we bring the highest standards of skill and reverence to our work.

Established in 2004 by Christendom College graduate Jonathan Carlson, we offer a range of services to fit the needs of any Catholic parish, large or small, including:

  • Design/build services
  • Renovation and refurbishment
  • Custom carpentry and tile work

1Carlson Originals specializes in custom-crafted altars, sacristies, confessionals, and Stations of the Cross.

9Our hand-made solid wood cabinetry, tables, and chairs beautifully combine form and function in public and private spaces alike.

2Custom reliquaries and statue stands display sacred and venerated objects safely and securely.

Blessed with the Support of our Customers

“I simply can’t say enough good things about Jonathan Carlson. His skills, his faith, his work ethic and his finished product always exceed my highest expectations. There is no better choice than Jonathan for your most important building or renovation projects.”

Reverend Edward C. Hathaway, Pastor, St. Veronica Catholic Church, Centreville, VA

“Since I became pastor in 2008, I have relied on the talents of Jonathan Carlson for a number of renovation projects. We are a large parish (more than 7,000) in a fast-growing area of Northern Virginia, but Jonathan’s gifts as a craftsman and his commitment to our authentic Catholic culture truly stand out.”

Reverend Robert J. DeMartino, Pastor, St. William of York Catholic Church, Stafford, VA

I am delighted to highly recommend Jonathan to all Catholic parishes for construction projects of any scale. His Jonathan brings skill, attention to detail and integrity to every jobare simply unmatche,d and I am doubly especially pleased to be able to support a company that is raising nine children in the Catholic faith.

Reverend Jerome W. Fasano, Pastor, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Front Royal, VA

When it was time to renovate our vestibule, including the confessional and sacristy, I knew I wouldn’t have to look far to find someone I could count on to do the job right. Our parish is blessed to have a craftsman of Jon’s caliber in our midst. The renovation is beautiful and the quality of … Continue reading Reverend Wilhelm Ettner, Pastor, St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Woodstock, VA

Reverend Wilhelm Ettner, Pastor, St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Woodstock, VA

Supporting a family dedicated to the Catholic faith.

Jonathan Carlson and his wife Sherri are devout Catholic parents raising a family of nine children in Fort Valley, Virginia.

Jonathan and Sherri are active members of St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock, Virginia. In addition to their home school studies, their children participate in many parish activities. Jonathan’s sons are altar servers at St. John Bosco.