Hammer Custom Builders

Who are we?

Hammer Custom Builders LLC is Owned by Wade Boyer, Master Carpenter and LEED Accredited Professional for New Construction and Major Renovation (LEED AP). Wade is a hand’s on, start-to-finish builder, with an incredible eye for detail. 


Wade is extremely family oriented and if you really want to see his face light up just ask him about his kids or his niece and nephews. He is passionate about the things he loves; his family, pets, and his work as a custom builder. He believes in being honest at all times, no matter what. Wade is generous, kind, and focused on leaving a legacy for his family. Something the younger generations will be proud to be a part of. 


He began his career apprenticing with a custom home builders Roselle in the 80’s, and started his first business in his early 20's. Then  began doing additions, kitchens, basements, and more. In 1996 he moved to Las Vegas and  attended UNLV School of Architecture.  While living there, he worked at the Golden Nugget as a Lead Carpenter, built his own home near Sunrise Mountain.


Back Home in Illinois his work experiences continued as he transitioned away from remodeling into building just ground-up, new construction, Custom Homes. And, during that time lived in several of his own Models.

We treat our clients like our business partner and not just a customer.  YOU, our business partners, control the budget, determine the  the scope of work, and help shape the overall feel of the Project.



Working with some of Chicagoland’s friendliest and imaginative homeowners, Hammer Builders has been involved in a large variety of custom home building, remodeling and renovation projects, leaving a legacy of superior quality that will last for generations.