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  • Cabinet making
  • Custom shelving
  • Wood repair
  • Custom made furniture
  • Deck sanding
  • … or anything else
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Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
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No job too big or too small
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Recent Carpentry reviews in Cairns

"Fast efficient worker recommended "

3 kitchen upper cabinet install plus extractor fan


"Good job! Very professional "

Shed Assembly


"Dennis did a magnificent job building our garden shed. Lovely man and definitely went the extra mile to make sure it was done properly. Would use him again in a minute. Thanks Dennis "

Handyperson needed


"Great job!"

Help put together a small garden Shed


"Duane was very professional and completed the task in a timely and efficient manner. Standard of work was exceptional. "

Kitchen cabinet adjustments


"A quality job thank you. Very pleased with the outcome from a skilled and considerate tradesman. "

Build a timber screen


What's the average cost of a carpenter in Cairns

$85 - $275







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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 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. 


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 in Cairns

Sand and stain a outdoor setting


Palm Cove QLD, Australia

25th Jun 2022

Sand and stain a outdoor setting. Would need to bring sander and stain - Due date: Before Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Erect shed kit12x9


Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

26th May 2022

12 x 9 gable kit shed Slab already in 3m awning - Due date: Flexible

Supply and install cornice for 1 room approx 2300mm x 2100mm


Cairns North QLD, Australia

4th May 2022

Room is approx 2100mm x2300mm. I will need someone to supply cut and install cornice to match existing cornice. - Due date: Before Friday, 13 May 2022

Cover roof side with existing tarp


Mooroobool QLD 4870, Australia

6th Apr 2022

Repairing house, side of roof / ceiling in the rest of the house is open to weather. Lets call it a builder foobar for now. I need two people to come with ladders to adjust current massive plastic sheet so that it covers the open bits. The ladders would have to reach the top of the roof from the open side. There is a cement slab to put ladders on. Job would take an hour, tops, i reckon.

Timber greenhouse to be built


Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

26th Feb 2022

I’ll pay for materials needed but they need to be picked up from Bunnings and brought back to house. Once here to build timber frame of green house to suit space at house. Welcome to come and look first before completing job.

Junior has done an incredible job with building my greenhouse. Very talented chippy/handyman. Throughout the job he was always very responsive and communication was good. I would be happy to use him again in the future for any other tasks I require to be done. 😁

Pool decking


Edmonton QLD, Australia

8th Feb 2022

Hi there I am after someone who can build a pool deck and also after someone who can do epoxy also. I am located in Edmonton cairns. - Due date: Flexible

Finish Bunings kitchen


Mooroobool QLD, Australia

27th Jan 2022

Need to instal kick boards, backing for cooktop, backing for kitchen sink and window ledge - Due date: Flexible

Quote Mezzanine Floor Build - Kuranda


Kuranda QLD, Australia

9th Jun 2022

Need someone to go an get a quote for installation of a mezzanine floor using the current beams and/or installating a new one in a building in Kuranda. Seeking options including recycled timber and will be attached to an existing ramp that need to be framed up or added to to support the floor. The actual job may proceed depending on the price, but for now just need a quote to confirm funding requirements. Kuranda CBD area

Pool Pump Cover (shed)


Whitfield QLD, Australia

24th May 2022

Have already a concrete slab and 3 x retainer wall sides for my pool pump equipment. I need a cover over over my pool pump and opening doors. Open for options to place a roof on top and doors at the front. - Due date: Flexible

Kitchen bench panel cut and mitred


Westcourt QLD, Australia

12th Apr 2022

Have acacia unfinished panel 2.4x0.65x0.051m need cut and mitred(1 side,edge has feature) to create 1 breakfast bar top and stove topper/cover to make more bench space in small kitchen - Due date: Flexible

Installation of a sliding door frame


Trinity Park QLD, Australia

4th Apr 2022

We will remove the exisiting window and door but need a sliding door to be put back correct frame size will need to be cut out/put together and door installed. Happy to Provide further Information or visual inspection for quotes. Attached some images of current set up and the new door to be installed. we will have further similar jobs in the coming weeks. No idea what budget to set as I don’t know what the work is worth. Advise. - Due date: Flexible

Deck roof repair - tree damaged one pvc panel + one timber support.


Kamerunga QLD, Australia

18th Feb 2022

Firstly, I need a quote for the Cairns City Council as a tree on their property line crashed onto my deck roof. One pvc panel was damaged as well as one timber support under the pvc panel was cracked. Once the CCC approves the quote we will proceed to get it repaired. - Due date: Before Friday, 25th Feb 2022

Cabinet maker to replace existing free standing fridge section


Palm Cove QLD, Australia

2nd Feb 2022

To remove existing free standing cabinet and build the bigger one as we are buying a new fridge - Due date: Flexible

New cabinets - kitchen and bathroom


Manunda QLD, Australia

30th Jun 2022

I have purchased a small unit in manunda and need new kitchen cabinets including bench top and a new bench top and cupboards in the bathroom I have rough measurements of both spaces and would love to know what my options would be KITCHEN Kitchen needs to have both bottom and top cabinets plus a small pantry and space for a fridge I want top cabinets to go all the way to the roof with little wasted space to assist with house storage options The length for the kitchen is small at only 3000 mm but happy to extend slightly Floor to roof height is about 2370 mm There is a small area where it can be a mini L shape and this is roughly 1130 mm This could potentially be the space for a panty or oven? BATHROOM bench is currently 865 mm high night but I need the new bench top to be high enough to fit a washer dryer combo under I need space for a deep multi purpose sink in the bathroom to double as a bathroom and laundry sink Given how small the bathroom is I’d be open to expanding the length of the kitchen to accomodate a section for a washer dryer to remove this from the bathroom and provide more storage space and a cleaner more basic space in the bathroom Current bench top is 1535 mm long and about 530 mm wide Happy to use the same bench tops and cabinetry for both kitchen and bathroom My key focus is nice clean looking cabinetry that’s simple and has lots of storage options as the unit is lacking I’d love to know your rough pricing to do the job and what ideas you might have or kitchens and bathrooms you’ve done before Thank you Photos are of current kitchen and bathroom and ideas I’ve found online Please note there is a tenant in the property so photos have been taken with their property inside - Due date: Flexible

Shed completion work


Cairns QLD, Australia

5th Jun 2022

Shed structure needing to be completed. Has roof and poles, and one side done. Have some materials ready, just need gates installed onto frames and 2 sides closed in. Want height to be 1.8 - 2m. Also have pavers to place on front and back of slab.

Installing a 3m x 2.26m 'Absco Snaptite' garden shed


Edmonton QLD, Australia

17th May 2022

I have a 3m x 3m concrete pad already in place. Old shed was removed & i have a 3m x 2.26m shed to put up. Am willing and able to help with the install & will have pieces all laid out & ready to go (when it srops raining). - Due date: Flexible

Alex is awesome - hire him if you need jobs done. First time I've used his handyman skills today and he went above and beyond. Will definitely continue using his services moving forward. Thanks Alex - will be in touch soon! 👍

Basic carpentry work required


Edge Hill QLD, Australia

9th Apr 2022

Hourly rate negotiable 2 x bedrooms - lay flooring (hybrid planks) - install architraves - install skirting Small hallway - install skirting Deck - re-install approx 15 deck boards which were lifted for plumbing pipes to be fed underneath Laundry - install bench top and cut out for drop in sinkl - Due date: Flexible

Concrete Base and Shed build


Clifton Beach QLD 4879, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

I purchased a 1.5m by 3.0m garden shed (link below). I need a concrete base to be done on what is currently grass on the backyard. And the set-up of the shed on top of the concrete floor. In the pictures provided, the tape meassure is stretched to 3.0m and placed at about 1.5m from the wooden fence. That is the area where the concrete floor needs to be placed and the shed built. Link to shed: - Due date: Flexible

Build Veggie patch


Cairns City QLD, Australia

10th Feb 2022

Build Veggie patch.Prepare the ground. Use treated pine. Bring all tools. Buy timber and materials from bunnings . Bring to location. Build 20*4 m in total size veggie patches. - Due date: Flexible

Grinding white stain off retaining wall


Carmoo QLD 4852, Australia

31st Jan 2022

Need someone to grind white calcium build up off block wall retaining wall - Due date: Flexible