make to order

make (something) to order

To build, construct, or assemble something to meet one's custom measurements or needs; very well suited to someone's personal needs or desires. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. They make these cars to order, so they are very expensive. The dimensions of your kitchen are very irregular, so we'll have to make the countertop to order.
See also: make, order

make something to order

to custom-make an item; to make an item to fit someone's specifications. (See also made to order.) The tailor made the jacket to order for me. The carpenter made the built-in bookcase to order for us.
See also: make, order