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Peter B

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"Great completed job! Fast and efficient "

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Michael W

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"Very quick and easy to deal with. Would use again and recommend to anyone "

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Cameron G

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"Great communication, on time. Fantastic job. "

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Rob S

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"Very satisfied with the job. Rob is Awesome and very professional. Would definitely use again and recommend. You will not be disappointed. Definite..."

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"Great job done same day.highly recommend"

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"Very quick and work was great. Recommend."

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Recent Carpentry reviews

"Outstanding workmanship and a wonderful person to work with. Very professional. Highly recommend Tan!!"

Garden shed install

$200

"This bloke is AMAZING. He has done a bit more than what has been requested. He is highly recommended."

3m x 2.2m shed assembly

$150

"Done a great job on time and very quick putting up a3x3 meter shed highly recommended "

I need garden shed installation & repair

$200

"Great guy, professional and hard working. He did exactly what was needed for the job and some more."

Carpenter-Replacing doors & architraves

$1,200

"Steve did the job better than I expected. He arrived right on time and I found him very easy to deal with. I definitely will use his services on my next home project. I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone. "

Move my Garden Shed

$250

"Andrew gave advance notice of when he was arriving, and was punctual and polite. Work was accurate and clean. Thank you "

Saw wood off

$25

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Why book a local carpenter through Airtasker?

Carpentry plays a massive part in our lives. From the chairs we sit on to the homes we live in, so much of what we interact with has gone through the hands of a carpenter at one point.

Carpenters can help with projects of all sizes. If you’re building an extension or adding a carport to your home, an experienced carpenter can create a frame that’s built to last and meets all council regulations.

On the other hand, if you’re looking at the finer details of your home, a carpenter can be of great assistance too. From small detailing like replacing skirting boards to refurbishing your dining table and chairs, hiring a skilled labourer can make all the difference.

With Airtasker, you can quickly and easily find the best carpenter for your job. Simply tell us what you’re looking for, where you’re based and what your budget is, and we’ll connect you with the people with the most relevant carpentry skills in your area. You can then browse profiles, read reviews and get in touch with your favourite craftsman to get your project underway!

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Top Carpentry related questions

What are some common carpentry tasks?

Carpenters work with wood in all manner of ways. From timber framing for a house or carport to the finishing touches on furniture, carpenters are hired for jobs large and small.

What qualifications should a carpenter have?

In Australia, certified carpenters will have normally completed a Certificate III (or above) in Carpentry and Joinery, or a similar course through TAFE, and an apprenticeship. You may find that older carpenters learned their skills through a traineeship.

Do I need a specialist for carpentry work?

Not all carpenters offer the same services. An experienced cabinet maker may not be the best choice if you want timber framing done, while a decking expert may not have the credentials to refurbish your furniture. Picking someone with experience in your field is a great way to get high-

Can a carpenter do multiple jobs in one visit?

While some carpenters have specific areas of expertise, you can employ someone to do a number of small woodworking jobs in one visit. This can be the same job in a number of rooms or different jobs throughout the house. Remember though that some carpentry jobs require more than one day to complete.

What other names do carpenters work under?

Depending on their specialty and level of training, you may find that a carpenter comes under a different name. From specific tasks such as cabinet maker to more general terms like artisan, joiner or woodworker, there are plenty of variations for carpentry workers.

How much does a carpenter cost?

The average price of carpentry services on Airtasker is $250, but depending on the service you need, this can easily range from $120 to $450.

Do I need a specialist licence for carpentry?

For certain types of carpentry tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

What does a carpenter 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 can help you with many different tasks. 

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. 

Decking

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 focussed 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. 

Recent Carpentry tasks

Put a garden screen up

$50

Strathmore VIC 3041, Australia

19th May 2020

I need to have Blue Board fitted into a timber frame. And then painted charcoal. Then garden screen attached. Approximate size of timber frame for the blue board is 292 x221 . Thanks

Install folding door "Concertina"

$150

Regents Park QLD, Australia

19th May 2020

Hi I have bought from Bunnings Concerina PVC folding door (internal). As the door space in my house is not a standard so the height door is not 100% fit. I need someone to install. Please provide pricing for this job.

Built in robes

$1,200

Kewdale WA, Australia

19th May 2020

Price to supply and install built in robes. We have just remove the old ones. Dimensions are 2.4 x 2.4x 700. . Looking At hanging space with shelves in the middle. The back wall at the moment is the the robes from the other bedroom which we will also replace once this bedroom is finished

Modify a kitchen cabinet Carcass insitu

$150

Killara NSW 2071, Australia

16th May 2020

I need someone to cut the base out of an inbuilt Carcass in the kitchen to allow for me to install a dishwasher. Also need to trim the kickboard too. The kitchen has been very well installed with lots of support.

Excellent service! Highly recommend Dayle! Fast efficient and very polite. Thanks Dayle

Fridge doesn’t fit in the kitchen

$300

Randwick NSW, Australia

15th May 2020

My fridge is too tall for the kitchen space. There’s no problem with the width. I’m thinking to raise the cupboard higher above and also need to remove the 1 piece of chipboard. Not sure if this is feasible. Need help and advice on how to fix this sensibly.

Brilliant work! Very helpful and humble guy. Got the job done within 1 hour. Highly recommend!

Child Safety Gate Install

$75

Sassafras VIC, Australia

15th May 2020

Can someone install this for me: Some basic carpentry skills required, as a little bit of spacing timber needs to be installed as well.

Excellent. Thanks

Shed completion

$180

Rothwell QLD 4022, Australia

12th May 2020

Complete roof assembly put barrel bolts on left door rivet doors in place on front wall put gables up also put roof braces in place then put roof panels in place then screw them on and put bolt down poles on the inside

Good work Dave you do a great task

Decking for alfresco

$5

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

19th May 2020

- looking for a quote for alfresco decking in my backyard on concrete. I’m not sure what can I do for sides. Attaching pics. - quote should include material as well. Dimensions are... 15.4 ft to 23.4 ft

Repair cracks on marble benchtop

$500

Toowong QLD, Australia

19th May 2020

Need cracks to be repaired on a Carrara marble kitchen benchtop

Build basic desk

$500

Newstead QLD 4006, Australia

18th May 2020

Looking to have a desk made. Needs to be done with a white non absorbent bench top (laminate or similar) 2m in length 1m in depth 1m high. Can be steel frame or wooden.

Great job! And super quick!

Wood cutting

$30

White Hills VIC, Australia

16th May 2020

2 shelves (405mm wide, 18mm thickness) need 15cm cut off the end of each.

Did the job quickly and professionally!

Handyman to glue banquet seats back into place

$50

Malvern VIC 3144, Australia

15th May 2020

Need a handyman to reposition freshly upholstered banquet seating on the back and seats, 6 backs and 6 seats into position. Need to do with liquid nails (you supply) and it is urgent. Located Armadale after 4pm today or after 4.00pm tomorrow

Barry went out of his way to make sure everything was done to perfection, would highly recommend. Would certainly use again. Lorraine

Need help plastering handyman

$100

St Kilda East VIC, Australia

13th May 2020

Need someone possibly to do something similar that would be great :) :) :) **** NEEDS TO BE DONE TOMORROW :) :) :) Sorry I'm on a limited budget however - Doesn't have 100% perfect, Just any reasonable quality is fine. :) - I am very easy going and I promise to leave great feedback for your kind assistance :) :) :) See photos below in comment section. :) :) :)

Thank you kindly for your great kind assistance, I hope to work with you again, as you can see from my profile I often need help with such things. Thank you. :) :) :)

Assemble QB slat frame & Lift Mattress on

$50

Merrimac QLD 4226, Australia

19th May 2020

Need the bedhead, bottom end +2 timber side rails screwed together & place slats on. (not requiring screws), I will assist. Everything ready to go. Need elect drill. Help lift mattress onto frame from floor.

Carpenter full day in Maidstone

$500

Brighton VIC, Australia

19th May 2020

Carpenter required in Maidstone to install form ply to the void in the precast panel (1820x1820 opening) and assist with cladding Materials will be onsite. 45 foot knuckle boom will be onsite and licence will be required. White card required for induction. This is an 8 hour day.

Dishwasher installation - retrofit

$400

Merrylands NSW 2160, Australia

19th May 2020

Require a retrofitted dishwasher installation. There is no cavity/space currently. Installation would require work on cabinets/shelves. Please refer to photo. The cabinet doors under the sink roughly measures 45cm wide. I am looking to fit a slimline dishwasher which are 45cm wide so should replace one of the door cabinets. A power point already exists under the sink (refer to photos). Please Note: My quoted budget for this task will only include labour for installation (plumbling)/cabinet work. If you would like to, I am open to receiving quotes that will include the dishwasher appliance also. If you believe you are able to do the cabinet work and have experience retrofitting dishwashers, I would love to hear from you.

Kitchen cabinets

$5

Yagoona NSW, Australia

17th May 2020

I need the faces of the cabinets replaced to freshen up the look in the kitchen. Some side panels will also need to be changed. I have someone scheduled to work on the kitchen top so I need someone to start asap. In total, there are 8 cabinet doors, a column of 4 drawers and 3-4 side panels are needed. I am on a tight budget as I am looking to rent the place out. Anything white will do. Reasonable offers are welcome

Timely and went out of his way to help with other tasks. Highly recommend

Needing someone to Build a cubby house

$100

Oxley Park NSW, Australia

16th May 2020

I need someone to build my kids cubby houses I’m happy to supply the drill to use.

Quickly done. Looks great

2 walls plastered

$300

Brighton East VIC, Australia

15th May 2020

I had a builder build a wall between living room and dining and need a plasterer to finish the job. California Bungalow. Let me know if you’re keen and approximate cost.

Awesome job! Super professional. Thanks Michael!

Cut bench top of kitchen island

$50

Burwood VIC 3125, Australia

13th May 2020

Hi I have kitchen island of Ikea. I need a handy man to cut it around 40cm. Now it is around 180cm. No need to attach it to the kitchen island just cut bench top. Please see the attached pictures. I need to do this job today. The job location is Footscary, vic 3011. Thanks.

Thanks Chris. Highly recommended. Definitely work with him again in future.

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