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A range of carpentry for all your needs

  • Cabinet making
  • Custom shelving
  • Wood repair
  • Custom made furniture
  • Deck sanding
  • … or anything else
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Recent Carpentry reviews in Cairns

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Handy person fix wood etc


Pleasant and efficient. Great job, thank you, Rangi.

Add plastic vinyl to doggy door


Dennis was reliable , relatable and did an awesome job . Definitely highly recommended him .

Build Garden Shed


Completed the job. Very reliable!

Need a Carpenter


Professional, friendly and On Time as promised! Quick response and got my Garden shed work done. Very friendly guy. I highly recommend Dennis.

Absco Garden Shed model no 30152SK


Dennis completed the job quickly and to a very high standard. Thanks Dennis !!

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What's the average cost of a carpenter in Cairns

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Average reviews for Carpentry Services in Cairns

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What do carpenters do?

Whether you’re planning a major renovation on your home or you simply want to make things look a bit nicer, hiring a carpenter or chippy can help you with many different tasks. Carpenters use different types of power tools and hand tools to carry on building and construction work. 

Carpentry work is generally broken down into two types: rough and finish. Rough carpentry refers to work that doesn’t have an intricate look, as it’s covered up – often by bricks, tiles, or plaster work. Finish carpentry covers the work that will be on display, so needs to have a nicer finish. Furniture, decking, and window frames all fall into this second category. 


Many Australian homes are blessed with a large backyard and plenty of sunny hours to enjoy that space. A decking specialist can add an outdoor deck or upgrade an existing one that opens up your outdoor space. This is great if you want to entertain guests or eat outside as a family during the sunny months. 

Cabinet making

Cabinet makers are one example of finish carpentry, because of the high level of detail that goes into their end products. Unlike structural work, it’s important that a cabinet looks nice, so this type of carpenter is a lot more focused on fine details. Cabinet makers often specialise in other forms of furniture making too. 

Refinishing carpentry

While structural carpentry is concerned with jobs on the large end of the scale, trim or refinishing carpentry looks at the small end. A trim carpenter is the way to go if you want someone to fix up your skirting boards, cornicing, or a similar aspect of your home.

Custom made furniture

A house isn’t a home without a few personal touches, and if you’d rather avoid the cookie-cutter Ikea approach to decorating your property, hiring a carpenter to create custom-made furniture can make you stand out. Whether you want chairs, tables, or a shoe rack, there’s someone nearby who can help. 


Joinery services encompass the craftsmanship of creating and joining wood in workshops, distinct from on-site carpentry. These services range from bespoke projects to crafting timber buildings, emphasizing precision and passion. Joiners play a crucial role in interior woodwork, window and door production, and specialized construction, offering tailored and quality timber solutions.

Recent Carpentry tasks in Cairns

Carpenter / Handy to fix Wood Floor Boards


Cairns City QLD, Australia

11th Apr 2024

I got a a couple of floor boards that have buckled up, possibly to do with water that got in between. The boards are sitting on top of tiles. I don't need any boards replaced. looks to me we can shave down one board and glue them all back down to make the passage safe as it is in a business. This task would need to be completed by 10:30am. Any day is fine. I will attach a couple of photos.

Kitchen cabinets fitted


Yorkeys Knob QLD, Australia

2nd Apr 2024

To built and install kitchen cabinets and sink

Install new support for length of decking


Smithfield QLD, Australia

29th Mar 2024

Support for length of decking has fallen/rotted away. Requiring repair. Lifting length or cutting at a joist. Installing support off concrete slab or existing vertical timber (whatever is easiest) and then re-screwing. Deck is being sanded and oiled so new length of merbau can be used if required.

Build 4x kitchen drawers


Cairns QLD, Australia

29th Mar 2024

Need 4x kitchen drawers made for this space. Send your quotes :) Have 2x of the original drawers if that helps but I want the new ones made longer (deeper) to fill the space.

Small Deck build 4.75m x 3.7m


Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

14th Mar 2024

Just need a small deck build 17.75 sqm approx 134 Linear Metres of Ekodeck. I can purchase materials if you like and pay an install fee or simply quote the whole job, please. Budget is tentative so let me know.

Construct a wall to enclose balcony- hourly rate


Smithfield QLD, Australia

20th Feb 2024

I have a balcony area 3.92 x 3.44 with a ceiling and walls on 2 sides . I would like to enclose the other 2 sides by framing up to install louvre windows on one side and moving a set of doors to the other side to make an entrance. All materials supplied , labour only , hourly rate $100 I require an experienced carpenter who can frame up as well as move the doors.

Quote on Sandblasting an External Railing


Mooroobool QLD, Australia

6th Jan 2024

Sandblasting and priming a heritage railing. Roughly 20m of railing. Ad is for quoting it, job will be paid in cash. - Due date: Flexible

Carpenter (Builder)


Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

24th Dec 2023

I need a Carpetner to put up two walls in a garrage to convert a corner section into a home office. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 31 January 2024

Move heavy timber doors


Cairns QLD, Australia

19th Dec 2023

Hi taskers We have 4 heavy timber doors (approx 100kg) that need to be moved from our shed to be placed back on their sliding rails about 50m away. This will require 2 or more people depending on your lifting ability. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Great to work with 👍

Replace skirting board and install 3 x access panels onto walls


Cairns City QLD, Australia

10th Dec 2023

Remove deteriorated skirting board and replace, paint to match existing. Install 3 x access panels- see images. - Due date: Flexible

Garden shed


Kanimbla QLD, Australia

7th Dec 2023

3.75m X 1.5m garden shed assembly (Easy shed brand). - Due date: Before Friday, 22 December 2023

Need wood cut for kitchen renovation


Yorkeys Knob QLD, Australia

3rd Dec 2023

Looking for carpenter/cabinet maker/someone familiar with woodworking Need some detailed cuts made for a DIY kitchen renovation. Cuts needed for shelving and stiles/rails for shaker style cabinet doors. Wood will be supplied. I’m not confident with using a circular saw so would rather pay someone that knows what they’re doing. Need the job done before Friday the 8th but preferably ASAP. - Due date: Before Friday, 8 December 2023

Build and install timber screen/storage Enclosure in existing carport.


Bayview Heights QLD, Australia

24th Nov 2023

Build and install timber enclosure (with a gate/door) to cover up a solar and electrical box in carport at front entrance house mounted to brick wall. This will act as a bit of a feature as well as cover the ugly boxes and also act as a bit of storage in the carport. - Due date: Before Friday, 15 December 2023

Jamie is a highly skilled craftsman. Nothing is a problem, can do attitude and efficient.

Straighten stainless steel bolt and weld broken fixing


Cairns North QLD, Australia

21st Nov 2023

Straighten stainless steel bolt and weld broken fixing for Outboard steering. I can drop off. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 22 November 2023

Shed foundation and shed 3×3


Edge Hill QLD 4870, Australia

20th Nov 2023

Shed 3×3 Foundation and shed - Due date: Flexible

Shelving unit removed (pics)


Cairns North QLD, Australia

9th Nov 2023

there is a wine storge area above the fridge space. would like the bottom two shelving removed and keep the top one but if that isn’t possible than just the entire thing removed. - Due date: Flexible

very helpful! good quality of work and had an eye for detail

Build an enclosure


Mareeba QLD, Australia

8th Nov 2023

Need 2 walls of an enclosure built for a dog. Approximately 6m Length x 2m width x 1.5m high - Due date: Flexible

Renovate very small kitchen


Koah QLD 4881, Australia

7th Nov 2023

Looking to removate my parents tiny kitchen on a budget. Install one side of kitchen cabinets and bench top. Replace the cabinet doors on the other side. Install new sink, tap & stove, Install shelving panels. Just want it to be fully functional and pleasant. Please provide quotes 🙏 Budget is $4k to $6k - Due date: Flexible

Cut out for cooktop needs to be enlarged


Redlynch QLD, Australia

1st Nov 2023

Have new cooktop, will not fit in existing slot, just need the slot enlarged slightly by carpenter if poss . Asap - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 1 November 2023

Absolute legend! Above and beyond expectations .

Garden Shed Installation


Edmonton QLD, Australia

28th Oct 2023

Lay & level a concrete slab and then build/install garden shed *shed not included - this will need to be purchased as part of the job* - Due date: Flexible