Tom’s passion for woodworking, building, and craftsmanship began at an early age. Seeking an outlet for his creative nature and realizing a need to work with his hands and an affinity for the qualities of wood, he started woodworking in high school. Upon graduation, he worked as a homebuilder for several years, gaining an understanding of the complex coordination required in the construction process. He also took an apprenticeship with a veteran woodworker, making wood doors and windows.
Inspired by the lack of competition for real, handcrafted wood doors and windows, Tom founded Northwest Door and Sash Company in 1987. Since then Tom has become a trusted resource for builders and architects due to his expertise and reputation for work with integrity. Today, his passion for building things, working with architects and builders, and problem-solving continue to drive Tom as he leads Northwest Door and Sash Company.