Outstanding Work at a Fair Price

Known for outstanding work at a fair price, Carlson Originals is well-known and well-respected throughout Virginia’s Blue Ridge foothills and Northern Shenandoah Valley.

Centrally located near I-81, our services are available throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, South, and Midwest.

All crews and craftsmen are personally selected and supervised on site by the owner, Jonathan Carlson. Our work is fully licensed, bonded, insured, and guaranteed.

Do You Need the Personal Touch from a Master Craftsman?

Jonathan Carlson
Jonathan Carlson, Owner
Have you heard (or lived) horror stories about general contractors who take on your project and then hire everything out to cheap subcontractors who rush to do an awful job?

Not here. At Carlson Originals, I am personally involved and on site with every single project. My top priority is quality.

You can see this commitment to quality in my projects below. I’m also pleased to share testimonials below from some very satisfied customers.

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“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, the children participate in many parish activities. Jonathan’s sons are altar servers at St. John Bosco.