Welcome to The Custom Space

The bespoke Design, Joinery and Finishing experts based in Nelson, New Zealand

We create beautiful, functional, truly unique spaces you’ll love working in or coming home to


Let’s transform your dream home or commercial space into reality! Whether you need a completely personalised design or a few tweaks to an existing layout, we’ve got you covered.


Need custom joinery for your kitchen, bathroom, laundry or workplace? We’ll build you something that makes a style statement - one that’s as functional as it is beautiful.


Great design requires an exceptional finish. Our fully equipped spray booth gives any project (from furniture to entire kitchens) The Custom Finish it deserves.


My kitchen was not easy because of the curves on doors so the team had a real challenge to remove, repair then make my cabinets look new again. The finish far exceeded my expectations and their recommendations on hardware have transformed my kitchen.Would not look past The Custom Space and their exceptional approach to very difficult jobs


We The Custom Space for our new kitchen, laundry and bathroom.  They provided a very clear picture of the work to be done and advised us on changes that were of great benefit to our overall plan.  We couldn’t be happier with the quality of workmanship and the service, the installation team were friendly and professional.  We would not hesitate to use his services again in the future.

Steve & Margot

My bench top was a replacement in an existing kitchen but was to be larger.To make sure I was totally happy with the new size Jack cut out a hardboard copy to show me how it would fit.  I am very satisfied with my new bench and very grateful they fitted it without damaging any of the existing tiles.  It was a very professional job and I would highly recommend them.


We are so proud of our first kitchen, made special for us by The Custom Space. Jack and his team have been fantastic in helping us to create a plan that suits our preference.  The finish product is spotless, and has been meticulously put together. We will definitely touch base with them for our future projects.

Araneta Family

Jack designed and built the kitchen for our house in 2016, and we were so impressed with the high standard of workmanship and attention to detail that it was only natural that we returned to him for our new build in 2020.  We particularly like the ethos of the Custom Space to use local and kiwi artisans: it gives our home a real connection to the environment and locality.


We are delighted with our renovated kitchen. From the outset we felt confident of the expertise and professionalism of The Custom Space team. The transformation from a rather tired and dated kitchen has been amazing. We definitely would recommend The Custom Space. 


The team at The Custom Space created a custom joinery solution for my home based work space. The work vibe from all the guys from concept to completion and installation was always friendly, professional, solution focused, inclusive and flexible for my needs. In every aspect The Custom Space exceeded my expectations and I was VERY specific and fussy about what I wanted. I would recommend these guys to anyone needing a quality joinery experience.


I used Jack and his team at The Custom Space to make my kitchen bench and joinery, bathroom vanity, flooring and internal stairs in a new tiny house build. Jack is a fabulous joiner with an eye for detail with high standards and workmanship in everything he does. I thoroughly recommend him and The Custom Space to anyone.



Jack Wells and the team at The Custom Space custom built the joinery for our kitchen/dining room renovation. This was a complex job involving joinery for a whole new kitchen, several new windows, French doors, a two piece cabinet on wheels, a pantry unit fitting around an existing food safe, and the integration and design of joinery to meet compliance requirements Next to our new wood stove. TCS also designed, project managed and installed a custom-built range hood. The team were very professional, meticulous and extremely tidy. Their communication was excellent; they were punctual and very reliable. The joinery itself was of a very high quality and after fitting, they were careful to check everything and adjust as necessary. We are delighted with the finished result and would not hesitate to recommend them.

Carolyn & Richard