Testimonials

Here’s some kind words from a few of our customers as grateful for us as we are for them:

“Michael Cantwell at Cloud Cabin Arts designed and built this bench for us, from Black Walnut and finished with tung oil. It hides a kitty box and supplies. We are so happy to have this handmade, modern, functional, touchable, natural work of art in our home. It was a joy to work with Michael to choose the wood and design, and it was created and completed on schedule and on budget.”
– Laura H.


“My wife and I recently moved to Charlottesville and were given Mike Cantwell’s name (Cloud Cabin Arts) as a recommendation to provide crafted kitchen cabinets and bookcases for our newly purchased home.

It was an excellent choice. The work performed was absolutely first rate, very creative, properly priced, and carried out in an expeditious fashion by a man who clearly loves his work and takes great pride in his craft.”
– Graham Fallon, M.D.


“Mike made a beautiful sideboard from reclaimed wood taken from the porch ceiling of our 1850’s farm house. He took what we saw as scrap wood and through his superior craftsmanship and artistry created a piece we will cherish for a lifetime! We also absolutely love the adirondack chair and porch swing that he made! He gives great attention to detail and takes great pride in the work he does.”

– Chris & Missy M.


“My husband and I discovered Cloud Cabin while visiting friends in Cville. We went to a Saturday morning farmers market and were stopped dead in our tracks when we say their work. We had been contemplating ordering a custom wood bench for our TV appliances vs purchasing your run of the mill tv stand from Best Buy. We collaborated with Mike by email for approximately two weeks and after two rounds of review settled on the look, feel, and make of our product. After two months it was ready for pick up!! Working with Mike was a breeze and he was super helpful and transparent with us when we hit a minor bump in the road regarding the shipment of our bench. We opted to pick it up from their studio as opposed to pay exorbitant shipping fees (the shipping co’s rates changed mid-summer). We are absolutely thrilled with the final product and it is absolutely beautiful in our home. We love working with Cloud Cabin Arts and highly recommend their services.”

– Cynthia C.


“When I saw the Cloud Cabin Arts rocking horse at the Market, I knew I had to buy one for my soon-to-be-born nephew. I ordered the custom made horse, and Mike was very attentive and flexible. The horse came out perfectly, and I can’t wait for little Liam to be big enough to ride it!”

– Kelly K.


“We have loved the outdoor cedar furniture we bought from Cloud Cabin Arts. We purchased Adirondack chairs and had Mike create a picnic table from a conglomeration of pictures. The furniture has been very sturdy, comfortable and functional. Everyone has commented on how nice it is. As the recent purchaser of our house really wanted the furniture with the house, we left it and definitely plan to purchase more!”

– Chanin G.