Proving that a background in architecture and woodworking doesn't always result in a building of some sort, when the recession left him looking for work – Jamie found a different way to express himself artistically. He repurposes historic woods and other authentic relics into mid-century modern furniture and art pieces. No, this isn't as easy as it sounds. The materials are crooked and imperfect (except for the natural finish, which is perfectly smooth and worn), but the mid-century aesthetic is all about clean lines and perfect angles. So, yes. This would be a measure twice, cut once situation.