Handcrafted Art

Our Artists

Bill Wilkens

When Bill is not fishing or golfing, he loves doing woodwork at his "shop". He retired after owning a successful residential and commercial remodeling company for over 25 years. He is a good lookin' 79 yr old, married to a fun loving, energetic & beautiful gal named Jean. They have been residence in the Chesterfield/New Baltimore area since 1988.

Bill handcrafts our custom made to order furniture, wall decor, ceder anchors, yard signs and more.

Don McColley

Don McColley was born in 1926 in Gladwin Michigan, and created his first wood carving from a wood crate traveling back to America after WWII in 1947. After returning home, Don married, started a family, and a lighting and sign company with his siblings. He dabbled in woodworking until he retired in 1980. Since then, he has created hundreds of carvings; including a 6 foot tall store Indian, replicas of guns and cannons, and decorative art carried here at On The Bay Customs!

Dawn Lochridge

Dawn’s love of art started in high school, were she learned basic drawing skills. In the past 20 years she has expanded those talents by dabbling with different mediums, her favorites being airbrushing, portrait sketches, and leather work. Having such a broad knowledge of artistic tools gives her unlimited creative freedom. When she is not in her art room creating custom art , you can find her hanging out with her husband John of 24 years at a local car cruises.
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