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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. 

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

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 Edinburgh

New felt roof for garden shed

£100

Alnwickhill, City of Edinburgh

8th Nov 2022

I need a new roof on my garden shed - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 9 November 2022

Need drawers made to fit a space

£175

Coates, City of Edinburgh

20th Apr 2022

Lookig to have drawers made to fit a space under a counter on a staircase, would need to be measured for size. The drawers would need to fit this space under the counter for the first 3 steps. Perhaps a cupboard also. - Due date: Flexible

Joiner to remove wood on bottom of door

£23

Abbeyhill, City of Edinburgh

11th Dec 2021

I need about 1cm cut off the bottom of a garden door. The door cannot be removed so you'd probably need an electric saw to remove in situ. - Due date: Flexible

Decking over patio slabs

£900

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

30th Jun 2021

Small area only 7ft by 7ft for decking

Cladding of unsightly storage container in garden

£150

Epsom, Surrey

9th May 2019

I have a storage container in my garden which I would like to make a bit more attractive

She's built and old one removed

£100

Stoneyhill, East Lothian

2nd Oct 2022

I need a new shed built and the old one taken down and removed - Due date: Flexible

Joinery - box in electrics and new skirting

£400

Abbeyhill, City of Edinburgh

21st Mar 2022

1. Box in electric meter in hall. Still need to be accessible but looks ugly as is! 2. New traditional skirting for bedroom circa 9m sq. - Due date: Flexible

Metallic garden shed doors repair

£70

Blackford, City of Edinburgh

29th Nov 2021

Metallic shed doors need fixing/replaced - Due date: Flexible

Lift a wardrobe

£30

Portobello, City of Edinburgh

14th Dec 2020

I need the top half of a wardrobe lifted on to the bottom half. - solid wood.

Fit new oven

£90

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

28th Feb 2019

New electric in built oven. Needs a wooden frame first before installing

Someone to build and attach a interior door in an archway

£250

Trinity, City of Edinburgh

16th Nov 2022

I currently have an open archway in my kitchen for pantry storage. I would like a door build and fixed for the archway. Approximate dimensions are 74 x 214 cm - Due date: Flexible

Install shed

£150

Straiton, Midlothian

10th Jun 2022

I would like to install the shed - Due date: Before Wednesday, 15 June 2022

American style fridge freezer

£200

Fountainbridge, City of Edinburgh

27th Feb 2022

Looking for help with a really odd job. It’s for a problem we’ve got at our home in Bruntsfield. We have a Samsung American style fridge/freezer that decided to pack up last week. It’s 12/13 years old and an engineer has confirmed the compressor has gone so we are looking to get a new appliance. Now the tricky bit - we originally had the appliance on our ground floor but had some building works and relocated our kitchen to the basement 10 years ago - despite every effort the fridge/freezer was too big to get down the staircase. It couldn’t pivot sufficiently to get down the steps to the basement. Because we had builders on site at the time I remember they had a platform that could go up and down which they used to solve the problem. They were able to take our appliance out one of the rear ground floor windows, place it on the platform and then lower it to the basement level. It needed a few chaps to keep it steady but they moved it down so it could be placed in the new kitchen space on the lower level. I don’t know if you have anything similar to this platform. An alternative would be for any new appliance to be transported through a tenement stairwell in the flats opposite our home and then carried over our garden wall but that wall is around 175cm tall so it would still require the appliance to be raised to a considerable height. Rough dimensions of the broken appliance are 188cm high, 62cm deep and 94cm wide. It might be better too if the switchover could be done over 2 days so the existing machine could be taken out first. I can then get it picked up and disposed of at the same time the new machine arrives. The new machine could then be waiting in our hallway for you to return and either take it through the window (as was done before all those years ago) or carried around to the tenements behind our home and brought over the wall. Thanks for considering. - Due date: Flexible

Help take solid wood kitchen work tops upstairs

£15

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

6th Aug 2021

need two strong men with heavy lifting experience in the narrow stairway. the longest piece is over 3M long x 63cm width x 4cm thick , the rest of two are shorter ,can give you precise measurement if required .all of them are precut to fit on the kitchen cabinet. delivery date is 11th Aug , detailed time slot TBC.

Fix a small flat roof of a porch

£90

Blackford, City of Edinburgh

9th Nov 2019

You should have done similar work before. Remove current felt roof cover Repair any rotten wood Reroof with new materials. May be fiber glass