A Salem native, Nicholas May has been working in the construction industry and providing customers with exceptional craftsmanship for the last six years. In 2021, he made the exciting decision to take the plunge and start his own construction company. Along with the help of his wife, a dream turned into reality and Modern Craftsman was born. Starting his business has given him the opportunity to prioritize what he believes to be important in this industry: building trusting relationships with his customers with honesty and integrity. He takes pride in his craftsmanship and in the standard of excellence that he expects from himself. As a family-owned business, Modern Craftsman will give your project the care and attention that it deserves. From building custom houses to smaller repairs, Modern Craftsman will be with you every step of the way. To get started please feel free to call, email, or fill out our contact form; we look forward to hearing from you!


Custom Homes

If you are looking to build your dream home, Modern Craftsman wants to help! No matter what stage your project is in, contact us and Nicholas will be happy to meet with you and discuss how we can make your dream a reality.

Remodels & Additions

Whether you are looking to update your kitchen, add that deck to your backyard, or are looking to build an addition, Modern Craftsman can do it all. Estimates are free and you will always meet with the owner of the company to discuss your project.


Modern Craftsman has a wide range of specialties which includes helping you and your home after an unfortunate event. Damage resulting from water, ice, fire, etc. can be especially scary. We are here to help so please give us a call.


Modern Craftsman understands the importance of keeping your home functioning at an optimal level. If you are in need of maintenance, or repairs please contact us for a free estimate.