You’re an adult. You can just go live in the woods.

Like all people in the last few months, we’ve been humbled by the events around us, engaged in the work of protecting and sustaining ourselves and our neighbors, and trying to weather an ever-changing storm that is our same-old-new-world. In other words, we’ve been busy. But our work has come to fruition in a big way, and we are happy to announce that MP Custom Made will soon be moving to rural Central Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania- Penn’s Woods.

MP Pennsylvania- you can see where this is going.

We will shift our shop, home, animal companions, and materials but still offer handmade quality with an artistic flair. Just from a different spot of woods.

We will be staging a socially-distant ‘Studio Sale’ event next month, hopefully coinciding with nearby Open House Chicago events. This sale will feature art pieces, furniture, prototypes, raw materials, and even a few tools which would love to find a new home before the big move. After all, who really wants to be packed onto a truck and driven for 9-11 hours when they could just pop into your car and be there in 15 minutes?

Stay tuned for details on the event.

The Great Bowl Sale (part 1)

The following wooden bowls were turned on our ancient lathe and are for sale by the link listed. Prices include domestic shipping.

We are donating 50% of proceeds from the items on this page to Brave Space Alliance.

Brave Space Alliance deserves your support as they continue their work in the South and West Sides, as well as continue to inspire change across Chicago.

Something Spooky’s going on…

It’s our favorite time of the year and we are offering two limited edition items to help you celebrate! These are small runs and when they’re gone, they’re gone!

Michael made these cute little wooden coffins, just in time for your spooky decorating needs! These are made from old beams from Chicago buildings and are unfinished. They are about 8″ tall and 4″ wide at the largest.
$20 each, plus shipping. Send a message or email to order.


Yojo made these cute little skullies.  They’re handmade of thin plywood and painted simply to keep some grain. Charming imperfection means that each is a little different. Each  has a little hanger on the back. Prices are only $7.50 each plus shipping. Shipping is free if you order 2 or more at a time. Send a message or an email to order71108777_2741650862514708_9135916954995916800_n

SAIC Internship and Career Expo

We are excited to appear at the 2018 SAIC Internship Expo later this month! MP Custom Made will be among other local business both large and small to talk to students about being a creative in business.

Expo Postcard Back for Website

Give that perfect gift

The first breath of fall is in the air,

the pumpkin spice is flowing,

and it can only mean one thing:

Now is the PERFECT time to order custom furniture and artwork for the holiday season!

All of our pieces make wonderful gifts, but special things do take time.

Call or write now to save yourself worry later.

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