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Recent Carpentry reviews

"Great work from Henrik. Efficient and friendly. Would recommend. "

Shed building


"Thanks for your help Julius, excellent job! "

Help me build some furniture


"Excellent Service."

Bookcase Assembly


"Great job, completed on time, many thanks!"

Dishwasher installation


"Excellent communication, great job, really happy and could not recommend Ahmed highly enough. Thanks again :)"

Wardrobe Carpentry


"Excellent service"

Shed assembly


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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 certain types of tasks, you may need someone who has a specialist licence and also additional insurance. 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. 


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

Wood cutting


Stepney, Greater London, E1

26th Jan 2020

Need a wooden bench trimming - needs a reciprocating saw or something that will cut a perfect line as the bench has decorative detail on the front of it. Will take minutes to do just need a perfect finish

Refit pipes ahead of laying of loft flooring


Custom House, Greater London

26th Jan 2020

We have a no longer used water tank in the loft. We now want to use this space for storage so are having some loft boards laid. We need the pipes to be refit and lowered so they are on top of the joints of the loft so that boarding can be laid over the pipes. Please see photos attached.

Garden shed assembly


Sutton, Greater London, SM1

25th Jan 2020

Assemble garden shed. Concrete base is already there. The shed is metallic and components are already purchased.

Board up 2 panels


Marylebone, Greater London

15th Jan 2020

We have 2 glass panels on the door that need boarding up. We need someone who can provide materials. Measurements on the photos attached- 75cm x 101.5cm and 75cm x71cm.

Everything went great, Keeron was very professional. I can definitely recommend him.

Carpenter/Handy Man to fix slate on wood bedframe


Kingston Hill, Greater London, KT2

12th Nov 2019

Hello, see pics attached. I have a broken slate in a wooden bed that needs to be nailed, glued, sanded and painted to ensure the breakage is not evident. Simple for someone with the right tools and ability to repair wooden furniture. The furniture is not antique or unique. Rather a home DIY effort from the previous tennant but due to my late night jumping on the bed one slate has broken off and the wood has splintered. Let me know if any questions. I am in the Kington area and repair needs to be resolved in the next week.

Quick. Accurate and skilled. Thanks a lot. Good luck with business.

Joiner for exhibition stand


Islington, Greater London, N1

29th Oct 2019

I need someone who can build and breakdown a wooden 3M X 2 M stand for an exhibition. It will require some simple joinery work with a screw gun, and packing back into pallets on breakdown.

Nathan went above and beyond on this job! Thank you Nathan, I will definitely be using his services again

Assemble wardrobe and adjust sizing


Canonbury, Greater London

26th Sep 2019

I have a wardrobe (image below) that I want to see if I can make fit into an alcove in my room. It would need 10cm taken off the width to make it fit...is this possible?!

All sorted exactly as I requested. Friendly, timely and tidied up after.

Wooden bath panel being cut to size


Charing Cross, Greater London

26th Jan 2020

Bathroom bath panel needs cutting 1cm or so down width ways and the bottom cutting in for the skirting board

Handyperson needed


Baildon, West Yorkshire

26th Jan 2020

Hey there, my name is Chris. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Baildon, UK. What do you need done? A base in stone slabs for an 8 x 6 foot garden shed & a separate quote to assemble the shed. Thanks What is the type of property? House What would you like the handyperson to work on? Shed base & shed assembly

Cupboard redecorating and shelving


Bow Common, Greater London

19th Jan 2020

Our cupboard is walk-in wardrobe which need new shelves. It's 178cm wide, 230cm high and 54cm deep. It needs redecorating (filling/sanding/painting) and shelving. We'll provide most basic materials: boards for the shelves and paint. Boards can be seen in the photos at the botton. They will need to be cut and joined to adjust to the cupboard size. The shelving needs to be C-shaped. We might need help in sourcing any necessary screw or extra joinery. In the photos the cupboard can be seen as it is now. We'll empty it and possibly dismantle the current shelves if necessary.

Exceeded expectations. Amazing job. Skilled and serious professional. Will be happy to work with him again.

Shed 6x4 to be installed and painted


Rotherhithe, Greater London

31st Dec 2019

Hi everyone I am looking for someone who can install and paint a shed that I have bought from B&Q. Many thanks

Everything good I don't have anything to say I recommend him 100%. Thanks Ivanas

Carpentry work


Clapham Junction, Greater London, SW11

3rd Nov 2019

I need help with fixing the wooden box that covers the gas meters. This budget needs to cover work and materials .

He did a good job!

Fit a display cabinet to wall.


Stockwell, Greater London

8th Oct 2019

The display cabinet is a bit bigger than my wall so I want to reduce the size so it can fit the wall.

Very consummate taskman. Satisfied with job done to finish.

Metal shed installation in back garden


Loughton, Essex, IG10

27th Jan 2020

I need a metal shed installing in the back garden. A concrete base has already been laid and we have the shed (with instructions). The shed measurements are 7ft x 4.2ft, there are no windows so just a box structure with a door. You would need to bring all tools needed for the job.

Handyperson needed


Guildford, Surrey, GU1

26th Jan 2020

Hey there, my name is Beth. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Pewley Way, Guildford GU1 3QB, UK. What do you need done? Installation, Assembly What is the type of property? Allotment Which areas of the property need work? I have a shed and base for it, but it needs assembly What would you like the handyperson to work on? Assembly of small shed (4 ft by 3 ft), shed already bought but needs putting together

Mount tv to wall and build shelves/draws


Chadwell Heath, Greater London

26th Jan 2020

Hi, Need someone to mount the tv on the wall in the middle (inc a space to cover the wires) and on the right and left build three shelves and a drawer at the bottom. The first pic is the empty space at my house and the second pic is an example of how I want the shelves. All shelves and materials will be provided but may need help as to what to buy. I am flexible when to do this so please tell me availability.

Trim 4 doors down.


Islington, Greater London, N1

17th Jan 2020

I need 4 doors cutting down from the bottom please. They are all standard wooden doors.

Very efficient. Great at what he does, and would highly recommend.

Spray new mdf wardrobe doors and frame


Chingford Hatch, Greater London, E4

7th Dec 2019

See picture. We have had a new frame built around our wardrobe and have just decorated the room. But the doors and frame of the wardrobe need to be eggshelled professionally. Price is for labour - paints we know are separate

Excellent work from the very helpful Goutham. He worked ridiculously hard to paint our huge wardrobes and also fitted a new curtain rail for us. Very happy

Fit shelving, door thresholds and beading


East Dulwich, Greater London

1st Nov 2019

We have 3 separate tasks needed for an experienced handyman: We would like 2 or 3 corner shelves made in our cupboard for storage. Wood not supplied but I can make extra for materials. Two sides are 67cm x 79cm. 3 door thresholds cut and fitted. Two are for carpet and the other is for hardwood floor (need to remove the existing one). Materials supplied. The edge of our bathroom tiles could be made neater if we fit some beading along the edge. We have some wood which may work well. Any questions let me know!

Amazing work. Mark is very nice and friendly plus communicated very well.

Table Sawing


Kensington, Greater London, W8

2nd Oct 2019

26 sheets of 12mm ply need sawing down into 400x400mm sections (18 per sheet)

Excellent work, on time and perfectly done.

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