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Wilderness Woodworks

Since Wilderness Woodworks’ start in 2002, we have been committed to the principals that client gratification and the highest quality craftsmanship would be the only way to perform our craft. We approach each and every project we undertake to these principals. In the end, it leaves our clients and us with something we both can be proud of and enjoy for generations to come.

Projects Throughout the U.S.

Our work isn’t confined to the Midwest. We are often sought out by both homeowners and commercial clients across the U.S.

Committed to our clients and our craft.

Jacen James

In 2002 Jacen James started Wilderness Woodworks based on the principals of, the highest quality materials, fine craftsmanship, and unique one of a kind designs would be the only way to create our woodwork. When we put all this together, our clients receive a rewarding work of art. Jacen attended a design school in Chicago, IL while working in his family's high end cabinet shop. Jacen was the foreman of this shop for several years before graduating from The Great Lakes School of Log Building in 2003.

Custom Design

Wilderness Woodworks planning process has no limitations. Designed to fit our clients personalities and their lifestyle.

Furniture-Grade Construction

We are committed to the highest quality of construction. Using age old techniques complimented by the latest technology.


Our extensive resources to the finest reclaimed, salvaged, urban, and select harvested lumber pay dividends in each and every creation.

About our custom woodworking service

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