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  • Cabinet making
  • Custom shelving
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  • 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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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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All work on Airtasker is insured – whether it’s your roof, your walls or on the ground – so you can rest easy.

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

Kitchen adjustment to fit small dishwasher

$150

Albany, Auckland, New Zealand

21st Jun 2021

To fit small dishwasher under the bench will require making the current opening 3 to 5 mm bigger.

Wooden Stairs, Wooden retaining, concrete slab

$1,000

Auckland, New Zealand

5th May 2021

Wooden stairs built and generally decking wood work Decking retaining for under the house Concrete slab with boxing under the house Can be done any time or days

Build wooden shelves around the walls

$1,000

Oteha, Auckland, New Zealand

27th Feb 2021

I want to turn small bedroom into a walk-in-wardrob. Room size 3 meters by 2,5. All I need just shelves without any drowers and doors.

SMALL GARDEN SHED ASSEMBLED

$100

Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand

3rd Jan 2021

ASSEMBLE A SHED 1.5 LONG 1 M WIDE AND 1.8M HIGH

Two small removable steps

$300

Napier South, Napier 4110, New Zealand

19th Sep 2020

I need timber steps built up to my cat/dog door that can be moved when we want to open the door. Steps on each side, higher ones on the outside.

STAIN/POLYURETHENE FLOOR

$500

Auckland, New Zealand

16th Sep 2020

Revamp existing black stained floors..per m2 charge rate required.Experience required

Deck with covered in roof

$3,000

Dinsdale, Hamilton, New Zealand

18th Jun 2021

Deck with covered roof to stop rain Deck is not large approx 9meters by 3 meters

Build a handrail along 3m of steps

$500

Brookfield, Tauranga, New Zealand

2nd Apr 2021

build a handrail along 3m of steps

Garden shed Installation

$225

Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand

17th Feb 2021

I have a used garden shed and its in disassembled state. Garden shed base to be newly installed and the shed to be assembled back. Its one of the sheds you get in Bunnings or Mitre 10 (8'' X 6'')

Cat Door Installation - Joiner Needed

$200

Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand

10th Dec 2020

Hi I'm looking for a Joiner or Carpenter who will be able to install a cat door into my wooden front door. Once cat door is installed, you will also need to move the door handle further up the door (so people are not able to reach up through the car door). I'm located in Mt Eden, Auckland. Please send me your quotes.

Build Deck

$999

Army Bay, Auckland 0930, New Zealand

17th Sep 2020

Install new decking to an existing deck. Pretty flexible on when in Oct

Garden sleeper stairs

$150

Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand

16th Aug 2021

Have started trying to build stairs down a steep hill to access garden need them finished

Cut bench top and adjust cabinet

$60

Birchville, Upper Hutt 5018, New Zealand

9th May 2021

I purchased a second hand L shape kitchen bench top - turns out: the wall isn't square! Need to cut top to fit as well as cupboard underneath (5 straight cuts). Should be reasonably straight forward for someone who know what they're doing (which isn't me!)

Build a dog gate and dog shed

$300

Auckland, New Zealand

8th Mar 2021

I need to have a gate built and installed, so the dog can't get out. And to have a shed built, so the dog can get shade during the day. Area is already fenced.

Build a kitset shed

$150

Auckland, New Zealand

4th Feb 2021

I bought a new shed but need someone to put it up for including the floorboards

Putting clothesline along with timber

$50

Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand

3rd Nov 2020

Putting clothesline along with timber and frame in the house

Build a step

$150

Palmerston North, New Zealand

16th Sep 2020

Build a step at the front door