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Recent Projects & Reviews

WOW! This is the first words from both my wife's and my mouth. This thing almost took my breath away. It sounds silly, but it's true. The craftsmanship is impeccable. The communication was great. I wish I could have had it a bit sooner, but perfection takes a bit longer than a machine squirting out some ink and plastic. This thing is a work of art and the people receiving it will likely cry! THANK YOU SO MUCH! We'll be back for more, very soon.

Wayne W., Boyd, TX

The night light is beautiful! Looks exactly like the photo! We can't believe the detail on it! Of course...we all cried! We miss our Squirty but he will forever be watching us come up the basement stairs by peeking around the corner! THANK YOU!!!

Nancy Z., Ironwood, MI

A LOT of emails preceded my project - a walnut frame to display a whimsical 6" x 6" tile. John & I worked through different design concepts, wood species, stain colors, even True Type Fonts for a very specific message I wanted engraved into the frame. When ready, it took John 2 weeks to deliver exactly what I wanted. The only hiccup was attributable to the United States Postal Service who mis-routed the package and it arrived 2 days late, but no big deal. The box was "stressed", but John did an excellent job of wrapping the unit for transport and it arrived unaffected. All in all, a great transaction and I heartily recommend John.

Mark J., Bridgewater, NJ

The Euchre board we had custom made is perfect and just as described! I would use John again. Very professional, communication was excellent and quickly got the job done!

Debbie S., Fairview, PA

I could not be more pleased and satisfied with the outcome of my project working with John. The camping sign that we designed using our two dog’s faces on the sign was perfect in every way. It is a Christmas present for my husband and I know that he will be very surprised and pleased with every detail of our camping sign for our trailer. Everything that John told me was accurate, with no surprises. He is very professional, honest and very personable. He kept in touch with me and made me aware of every step and what to expect. In the future if I have any other projects, John will be the person that I will contact. My coworkers have seen the sign and they too have been given John's name. I truly cannot thank John enough for everything that he has done for us. I highly recommend him for any work working project. Thank you John, it truly has been a pleasure.

Mickey H., Broadalbin, NY

Working with John was great! He was creative and gave us what we wanted at an affordable price. He was very good at communicating with us as the project moved along. I would highly recommend him.

Doug L., Ottertail, MN

John was an absolute pleasure to work with. First and foremost the bins he custom made for us are absolutely gorgeous. Amazing quality and attention to detail, these are high-end bins that you would find in any expensive store. We just love them and are so happy we found his shop. John was incredibly responsive, handled my (multiple) requests for changes to the design and dimensions, and was always patient and willing to update the design - no matter how small the change. That type of patience is priceless. He kept me up-to-date on the progress of the bins and always responded to my questions. Overall, I would highly recommend John for any project and will definitely work with him again if we need more custom work.

Anna B., Lexington, MA

I am so happy with my sign. John sent me a projected design after I told him what I wanted, and we were golden from there on in. It arrived yesterday, and I just love it.

Shirley O., Canyon Lake, TX

I think the kids are going to be very impressed with their award. You already received a "That's awesome" from my daughter, along with two thumbs up from my son.

Vernon D., Livonia, MI

I received my sign. Much better than I expected. Easy to work with. John kept me updated. received the sign on time. I definitely would go back to this artist, and have him do more work for me. Again I am glad I found this site.

David S., Brownwood, TX

John was excellent, start to finish. He responded in a timely fashion, was patient when I had to wait for my supervisor's approval to proceed with the project, and met every deadline he said he would. The finished product arrived before expected (wonderful!) and met every expectation. John is very professional and great to work with, I would be very happy to work with him on future projects. Thank you!

Lisa C., Manitoba, Canada

I love the way it turned out! Colors match very well too. Thanks.

Pam F., Clio, MI

We loved the result! Great experience. I'd definitely work with John again.

Stephanie D., San Jose, CA

John did an excellent job on the wooden sign he did for me and my family. John was in constant contact with me throughout the process, and covered every detail. He could not have been better to deal with, I highly recommend him.

Patrick R., Chester, PA

Not much else to say beyond 5 stars. Great product, very easy to work with and very accommodating. Would buy from again and definitely would recommend without hesitation.

Todd G., Nutley, NJ

Well it was just a damn excellent experience, from the process, the communication, solving for my very specific needs, and personal service points of view. John worked with me directly via the communication conduit (email). He was very responsive, and worked with me not only to create a beautiful, hand crafted product, but to do it in time for me to present it to my wife for our anniversary. A resounding recommendation-- John's absolutely the best!

Scott O., Robbinsdale, MN

Working with you has been a pleasant experience from start to finish. Your workmanship, professionalism and communications went beyond my expectations and the extra time you put in making sure all the details were included is greatly appreciated.

Jim V., Grand Blanc, MI

I just wanted to reach out and express how much I appreciate the work you did on our logo. I’m extremely impressed. This was exactly what I was thinking in my head when I thought about doing this. Thank you very much. I will absolutely be using you again and more than likely be ordering more of these for employee gifts and retirements.

Thank you again.

Kurt R., Hopkins, MN

Took a very challenging ask and made it come together with exceeded expectations. Great to deal with, responsive, engaged, pleasant to deal with! Highly endorsed! Got it! Love it! Thanks so much!

Jason G., Providence, RI

Thanks John. They sure look awesome...

Karla M., Davison, MI

The cribbage board John made for me is beautiful, exactly, what I wanted. It was a birthday present for my husband. He was not only surprised but elated with it. Thank you John for the job well done.

Nancy G., Trinity, FL

We love it. Thank you so much.

Matt & Nina M., Colorado Springs, CO

We just pick up the slot machine stand that John made, and could not be happier with it. John did a fantastic job, very much a professional. We would recommend him for any of your woodworking projects.

Richard S., Indianapolis, IN

John was awesome to work with! I had a project in my head which I did not think could get done, but john managed to make my vision a reality! Amazing communication and exceptional work!

Bryn C., Fort Lauderdale, FL

It looks great, John. Thank you.

Vince & Sharon P., Davison, MI

I was across the board thrilled with my experience with John. John worked with me for several days to get the design just right, and within my budget. He kept me updated on the progress of my project, and got it to me by Christmas as desired. The final product is exactly what I was wanting!

Andy W., Tualatin, OR

Just what we were hoping for. Really looks great.

Beth B., McDonough, GA

Thank you, John!!! I LOVE it!! Both of you did a fantastic job!!

Donna M., Bessemer, MI

Wow the tables look beautiful.

Jim W., Green Bay, WI

This was such a positive experience. Communication was easy and responses were fast. This is the most unique and beautiful piece of wood that I have ever bought. My husband said it was the coolest and most original Christmas gift that I have gotten him. Thank you.

Tina S., Huntington Beach, CA.

This was my first project on Custom Made. What an outstanding experience. JDM WoodWorks was great to work with from start to finish. The cutting board I ordered exceeded my expectations. It was very refreshing to work with a contractor that communicates clearly and delivers the product I was looking for. On a scale of 1-10, this really was a true 11!! Thank you JDM, I look forward to future projects with you.

Mike B., Oreland, PA

I could not be happier with the final project. It looks beautiful. John did a phenomenal job. Not knowing much about anything about woodworking John helped by recommending the right wood and finish for what i wanted. I was worried making the state of Michigan would be difficult because of all the curves. However, the finished project looks like it came straight out of a map. Thank you again John!

Michelle K., Caro, MI

Good Morning. I received my cutting board yesterday. The pictures could never do justice for what it looks like in reality. It is ABSOLUTELY beautiful. I'm almost afraid to use it for its intended purpose. My husband caught me up last night just standing in my kitchen admiring it. :). I couldn't have been more pleased with your service. I -so appreciate your talent as well as your professionalism. You're the best John. Thanks again.

Sandii C., Springfield Gardens, NY

My son loves his fort bed and dresser... It looks super cute in his room! Thank you again... so much!

Christi G., Sterling Heights, MI

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