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Recent Carpentry reviews in London East London

Rick is reliable and trustworthy. I am happy with his work and will recommend him to my friends.

I need fence installation

£25

Very swift response and good job. Thanks

I need carpentry services - shelving of a cupboard

£100

Adrian was very good at communicating and arrived on time, he fitted the skirting boards with no issues and done neatly. He was also very polite and well mannered.

Handyman to fit skirting board

£50

Perfect. Many thanks!

Carpenter to create a kitchen shelf

£60

Extremely courteous, experienced and professional service. I'm very happy with work done.

Repair and replace rotten panels on garden shed

£100

Michael did such a brilliant job. He’s also really lovely, experienced and knowledgable about his craft. My table looked awful. It now looks brand new.

Restore an oak table top

£250

Average reviews for Carpentry Services in London East London

based on 211 reviews

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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. Carpenters take on a wide range of work, such as fixing areas of houses and building furniture from scratch.

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 plasterwork. 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

Don't know what to do with all that space in your backyard? Hire a carpenter who specialises in building decks. 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

Cabinetmakers 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. Cabinetmakers 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.

Airtasker has over 119 carpenters in London East London, with an average rating of 4.91 stars from 211 reviews. Get in touch with carpenters such as Joshua M, Ivanas L, and Jay S today to get a wide variety of Carpentry jobs done. From Cabinet Installation, Custom Shelving, and Kitchen Cabinet Maker; you can get all types of Carpentry done usually between £80-£250, with the median price of Carpentry in London East London being £150.
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Recent Carpentry tasks in London East London

Cat proof balcony

£100

Upper Clapton, Greater London

24th Feb 2024

We started putting up plastic netting to keep our two cats safe on the balcony, but it needs to go up to the top. Need someone who knows what they're doing and can deal with the height. We're on 3rd floor of a modern block. We have a 5 step ladder, but you would need to make sure you are secure. Pictures added, so you can see bolt ends are available as possible fixing points, middle and ends.

Frame built around tv and fireplace

£100

Colyers, Greater London

24th Feb 2024

Wooden frame built around tv and fireplace to create a built in look for them and screwed to wall. I will by material’s seperate- this price is purely for labour.

Wood floor stain removal

£50

Poplar, Greater London

20th Feb 2024

There are few stains on the wooden floor that needs to be removed

Shed demolieshed

£1,000

Woodford Wells, Greater London

20th Feb 2024

Need shed demolished and garden made into one level

Carpenter to build built in cupboards

£270

De Beauvoir Town, Greater London, N1

19th Feb 2024

Built in cupboards or a tv and storage

CARPENTER - PLAINING INTERNAL X5 DOORS

£75

Deptford, Greater London, SE8

17th Feb 2024

Reduce (plain) top of 5 wooden internal doors. To allow for ' over the door hangers'. please

To fit an MDF dado rail to Hallway/ staircase & Landing

£150

Chingford, Greater London

16th Feb 2024

Fit an MDF Dado rail to hallway, stairway wall & upstairs landing. Property in Chingford,

Balcony decking replacement

£200

Manor House, Greater London, N4

15th Feb 2024

I am looking for someone who can replace decking on my balcony.

Carpenter to fix my Ikea wardrobes flushed to the wall by infilling.

£60

Chadwell Heath, Greater London

14th Feb 2024

2 x 100 cm width Ikea Pax wardrobes - already build but needs to be fixed flushed to the wall by infilling the top and sides from floor to ceiling seamlessly.

Supply and fit radiator

£130

Leyton, Greater London, E10

14th Feb 2024

Supply and fit radiator. Dimensions in the photo.

Nice chap and good work

Remove carpet

£50

Wanstead Flats, Greater London

13th Feb 2024

Removing carpet (and anything underneath, e.g. underflooring/padding) from a small room (12"0 x 9"11) to go back to the wooden flooring underneath. The room currently has a small amount of furniture inside (e.g. desk, shelving cabinet) which will need to be worked around. I do not have the required tools so you will need to bring these. CLARIFICATION: I do not need you to dispose of the carpet; I will handle that myself.

Terrace step - needs replaced with solid wood

£450

Leytonstone, Greater London, E11

13th Feb 2024

I have a step which leads out onto my terrace. However, it's made of MDF and when I had a terrace leak, the MDF step soaked up the water. I now need this step replacing with solid wood, primed, painted. See imagery. The skirting board may also need to be replaced/primed/painted.

Building a bed from wood

£100

Manor House, Greater London, N4

13th Feb 2024

I have some mdf from ikea wardrobes as well as wood, I would like to build a simple Custom built-in style mid sleeper bed. I’m more than happy to help to make it as fast as possible I just need guidance in how to join it and someone to help with putting together etc to make it safe. Also happy to have the pieces sawn ready if need be - Due date: Before Tuesday, 12 March 2024

IKEA PAX wardrobe - built & fit into wall to make fully fitted

£390

Leytonstone, Greater London, E11

12th Feb 2024

I have a PAX IKEA wardrobe ordered which I need assembled. I would also like this to be fitted into the wall (so it looks like it's a fully fitted wardrobe). The width of the PAX is 350cm and the width of the wall (which it needs fitted into) is 370cm. The height of the PAX wardrobe is 236cm and the height from floor to ceiling is approx 241cm. So the amount of MDF needed to fit the wardrobe so it's fitted in is roughly 5cm on the height and 20cm on the width. Hope this makes sense and please let me know if you are available next week to fit/build in and prices.

Fix wooden step / put in x3 wall lights

£50

Hackney, Greater London, E8

28th Nov 2023

A wooden step has come loose and I need it to be refixed (the existing platform the step sits on will need to be replaced) I also have three wall lights I need to be replaced (all eye level) - Due date: Flexible

Ozan helped with carpentry and lighting in my flat – would highly recommend!

Wood board on window sill

£80

Dalston, Greater London, E8

22nd Nov 2023

Hello – I would need to get a window board to cover my sill (please see photos). Perhaps MDF wood, in black, to be glued on my sill. I don’t have any particular instructions as long as my sill is covered. I am happy to adjust details / price according to your recommendations. Many thanks! Mathieu - Due date: Flexible

Absolutely delighted with Christian’s work, which looks frankly terrific. Don’t let his lack of reviews put you off, Christian is incredibly professional, very efficient, easy to speak to, having your interests at heart! My job was a tad tricky, with a need of a matching black board for the sill of my black window. Christian couldn’t find it at first but managed to source it eventually and did a pristine work! Highly recommend him.

Refurbish bedroom: refinish walls + new carpet

£600

Haggerston, Greater London, E2

2nd Nov 2023

- clean off mould in corner of room - where the walls and ceiling have holes or damage, refinish - repaint walls and ceiling - in a couple of places the skirting has been removed, (about 370cm total). Either replace skirting or make good on wall, whatever's more economical. - new carpet for whole room. Dimensions are 350x261cm - take away and legally dispose of old carpet Please supply all your own materials and tools. Paint to be white and carpets to be light grey. Cheapest possible. This room needs to be a usable bedroom for 6 months only. It does not have to be perfect, it just needs to be clean and tidy. Preference for early availability.

Great communication, friendly and polite. Aidan helped me redecorate my spare bedroom: he refinished and painted walls, fitted new carpet and removed all waste. He also fixed a leaking drainpipe. The finish on his work is very good and I would recommend him with pleasure.

Box off boiler unit to maximise space

£150

Spitalfields, Greater London

7th Oct 2023

To box off boiler to maximise floor space. The laminate would need to be adjusted, and the pipes all covered up to make this look good. It is currently boxed off but takes up too much space. Would need their own tools and would like to keep cost down so existing wood could be used. Someone with their own tools. Serious people with good time keeping please. If someone is available today or tomorrow this would be ideal. I also have a few other jobs including putting up a TV wall mount and a couple shelves.

Ozan is such a great worker and went above and beyond for this task. He was friendly, great communication and did the job better to a great standard. We will definitely be using Ozan again!

Cut end off mdf kitchen worktop

£100

Leytonstone, Greater London, E11

26th Aug 2023

We need the end of our mdf kitchen worktop cut and removed. We currently have a mini fridge at the end of the kitchen, but are changing it for a full height fridge. So the worktop needs to be cut, and then the end panel reinstalled. - Due date: Flexible

Got the job done quickly and professionally!