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Is it possible to custom make a dimmer for a 240V light switch?

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Not legally if one wanted to do the modifications themselves. All sorts of liability issues involved including would your property insurance cover damage caused by a non-UL listed device.

Perhaps a manufacturer has made a UL listed 240 volt dimmer. Check the major electrical device manufacturers websites.
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