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Hercules Carpenters

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Romero's house work
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheng C.
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Great experience with Albino's painters. Timely arrival, great work, and clear communicate throughout. I am happy with the results and the experience. I would recommend Albino for any interior painting job.

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Matthew Kelly Construction
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rosa M.
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I had a backyard pond & statue removed. Matt and I met first to go over the job. He called to confirm he was coming at the time we had set up and arrived on time. He removed it in less time than anticipated (it was hard work as it was concrete). He went about it in a logical and methodical way and was careful not to make a giant mess in the yard, and remained mindful of the plants nearby. He made it seem so easy, I wish I had done this years ago. I learned Matt is a carpenter as well and I would definitely hire him again.

Definitive Installations
4.7
from 69 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Ilya K.
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I got a special order: french door from a very good manufacturer, and fortunately found an excellent carpenter, Derrick Hartwell, to install the door, which required a lot of adjustments. The door was installed perfectly. In addition, I asked if it is possible to adjust the kitchen cabinet doors, which my "regular" carpenter could not adjust properly, and Derrick did it successfully. He is relatively young, but very skilled and professional. I am planning to hire him for all my carpentry from now on.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ben F.
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I hired Jasper from My Apartment Is Better Than Yours. I think they did a terrific job at a very reasonable price. I'm really pleased that I decided to go with them. I had a number of unusual carpentry tasks to complete when I moved to my new place. The windows were old and the wood was irregular and moldy, so the wood around the antique glass panels needed to be replaced. I was told those windows hadn't been opened in 40 years, but now they work perfectly and you'd never know the wood wasn't original. Also, several doorways lacked doors when I moved in, and were unusual rounded shapes cut into the stucco without doorframes. Jasper was able to make me custom doors with antique iron-wrought handles, and they look awesome. I also needed threshholds worked on, cabinets put up, new benches made for my roof deck, a custom projector and screen put in, antique chandeliers installed, a lock repaired... and I'm probably forgetting one or two things. They are in the process of putting the finishing touches on my humidor (they had to build me custom legs for it), and it's going to look spectacular. Anyway, they knocked it all out of the park. They were prompt and clean and didn't cause much of a disturbance despite all the work they were doing. They'll be my go-to for anything I need done in the future. I definitely recommend them.

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Juan Barrios
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arlene N.
Verified review

We hired Juan immediately for a bathroom remodel. He was professional, confident and had a new contracting business after working for someone else for 15 yrs. He did our job very quickly. Most work was very good. He is not a finished carpenter, so when we didn't like something, he brought in a friend to do the final touches. He was responsive to correction and was committed to our satisfaction. Rates were fair.

Barsesat Woodworks
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew M.
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I had a challenging renovation project to trim out some doors and windows because every surface was irregular. After reviewing work from many general carpenters, it was clear these guys had real finish carpentry skills. For each window and door, they took the time to figure out the best way to approach and then did super high quality work and now everything looks great. Pricing was also very competitive. Hoping to use Barsesat for a cabinet project in the near future.

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Nick Maimone PROJECTS
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paula P.
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Nick is worth his weight in gold. He painted my kitchen but also did some other jobs for me. He is also quite the handyman, carpenter, trouble shooter and he is proficient in his job. I would definitely hire him again.

  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Martin N.
Verified review

Pedro has completed two jobs for my family now and I just asked him to come do a third job! The first job was a door installation. Doors can be tricky and Pedro did great work! We've had the door installed for about a month now and it's still functioning beautifully. The second job was painting, moving an electrical outlet and mounting a TV. All done in one day. So fine was his work that we are asking him to come back a third time to paint our entire downstairs. Pedro is a good communicator, makes smart suggestions and is a skilled carpenter. I feel like we struck gold when we found Pedro. I highly recommend!

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RMW Home Improvements
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janice M.
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Ryan, our new handyman, can do just about everything! He was on time, re-confirmed our appointment; he isn't just a handyman, he did jobs for us as carpenter, assembler, mover, hauler, and gave us good suggestions on the project we are working on. He's friendly, candid, and has great image. We have plans to use him again and in the future.

E.R. Builds & Repairs
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Justin L.
Verified review

Eddie and his crew did a great job for us. He installed the new siding on our refurbished garage. They did a great job with a lot of attention to detail. More importantly, Eddie is a union trained carpenter with a great work ethic. He was there on time and finished the job at the agreed price in less time than he thought it would take. We will definitely be looking to hire him again for some other work.

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R Construction
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Evgueni L.
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My (rather large) project was closer to custom furniture making than to general carpentry, so I spent half a year looking for a woodworker on Thumbtack, Yelp, and where not. Bay Area contractor market being what it is, I found nobody willing even to look at my project. Eventually I expanded my search to carpenters and now I’m really glad that I did. Oswaldo replied promptly, came to our house to discuss the project, offered sensible suggestions and a modest price and made everything in a week, which was faster than I expected and probably at a fraction of price I would pay to a woodworker. Granted, he does not have CNC routers and other fancy tools or even a workshop (he was working in our garage), but Oswaldo has shown me that in hands of a master there is nothing a miter saw cannot do. Oh, and in the evenings our garage was always carefully vacuumed, so nobody would tell that it saw some heavy sawing during the day. I am very pleased with Oswaldo’s work and highly recommend his services.

Frank Williams Home Repairs
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 47 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanne T.
Verified review

Frank and his son Ryan finished the work another company had started on the outside of my home. They installed window casings to prevent water leakage, recommended a different product that fit our style and completed the work on budget. Frank and Ryan then also came back again to do work inside that was needed bringing my home up to a level of "completed". My house model project has a been a bit of a disaster but these two restored my faith in contractors. They installed shelves, fixed several small items, sanded and painted a bathroom, painted moldings and installed a built in microwave. I highly reccomend them.

  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Tim V.
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Mr. Gorostiza did a fully professional job for us on our stained front-porch. Unsure himself if the power-washing would work, we discussed it without a pushy sales job, and decided to go ahead. We are glad we did, and would hire Joe again for any handyman job in the future. Timothy Vogel

Wise Stage of Remodeling
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Max G.
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If we could give Wise Stage Remodeling more stars than 5, we would! We hired Wise Stage Remodeling to finish a very difficult and messy remodel in San Francisco (single family house). A previous contractor messed the remodel up beyond belief and left it in shambles, while we were out of town. None of the new contractors were even willing to consider taking this job and we were desperate. Sergey from Wise Stage Remodeling responded to our request via Thumbtack. He gave us a very reasonable estimate and timeframe to finish the project. Sergey and his team (especially Arthur, his carpenter, who's amazing with cabinets, doors, tiling) were extremely diligent and hardworking. They remodeled the kitchen from top to bottom, as well as finished remodeling the rest of messy unfinished projects of all levels of difficulty throughout the house. Sergey and Arthur pulled us out of a very messy situation and made the impossible possible. They were both incredibly responsive and accommodating throughout the entire construction process: hardworking, honest, and polite guys. Their attention to detail and ability to face our complex construction issues alleviated a lot of stress and pain on our part. We simply lucked out w/hiring Wise Stage Remodeling. We've been through a number of remodels with a few of our properties in San Francisco, and never had a more pleasant experience with the contractors. We would absolutely, without a doubt, recommend hiring Wise State in a heartbeat!

  • 1 year in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ross L.
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High quality work. I look forward to more projects with Tomas.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
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Alex Rodas is great to work with and a skilled carpenter

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Mary H.
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Stephen was on time and worked hard for several hours. He did a very good job.

Handyman Pro Of Marin
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Justin A.
Verified review

Karl was amazing. He literally can do everything. We were originally going to hire a carpenter and an electrician who would have had to coordinate. With Karl, he did it all himself. He did an awesome job with everything. The job was perfect. He also coordinated with us well and didn't care when we changed our minds on certain aspects of the plan. Also, Karl is really reasonable with pricing and he is trustworthy. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who needs to get anything done. We will for sure be using him again!

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kevin M.
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Brian is a fantastic contractor. He was able to see the vision we had for our living room and master bathroom and create them for us. We are so happy with the work. It has really changed our house and how enjoyable the new space is. We would highly recommend him. I don't think there is anything too challenging for Brain. He is a truly skilled carpenter and his work stellar.

  • 15 years in business
Mila W.
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Mr. Doherty is super highly recommended by me!!!! The reasons are: 1. Extremely professional carpenter! To be honest, the most professional one I've ever met! (I met a lot of them!)- he made me staircase, wardrobe and fence. But what was even more professional- he fixed mistakes of previous carpenters who told me that it was absolutely impossible to make it in a different way!!!!!!!! 2. Very honest! VERY! 2. Absolutely perfect quality of his work. 3. He is very creative person. I was really pleased that he gave me some professional advice which were very practical and helpful! Thank you Mr. Doherty very much!!!!

edwin the carpenters?
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Bernadette J.
Verified review

Edwin is responsive. Professional. Quality work. Did a good job

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Who is a carpenter and what do they do?

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who build things out of wood. Depending on what the carpenter builds, they may be referred to by various names. A framer is a carpenter who puts up the framing on a house. A trim or finish carpenter installs the finishing touches of prefabricated or custom trim and detail work once a house has been built and the walls are up. A furniture maker or woodworker builds furniture — such as tables, beds and dressers — out of wood. A cabinetmaker is a carpenter who builds custom and semi-custom wood cabinets. If you’re having a home built or remodeled, your general contractor will either provide or subcontract the carpentry work for the framing, cabinets and trim. You can hire a carpenter directly to update the trim in your home, build you a piece of custom furniture, or repair or replace your wood cabinets.

Do you tip cabinet installers?

In general, home service providers such as electricians, plumbers and contractors are professionals who don’t expect tips. They expect to do a job for you for the specific price they quoted. Of course, they may appreciate a tip for a job particularly well done or for which they’ve gone beyond what’s normally expected, such as completing the project early or under budget. Even better than a tip, it’s always appropriate to leave a positive review online after a good experience.

Do carpenters build houses?

Carpenters are trained to work with wood. That means that any part of your home that is built of wood is very likely to involve a carpenter. Framing carpenters will put up the wood that makes up the bones of your home. If you’re having a wood floor installed, it may be done by a carpenter — although being a carpenter is not a requirement to install flooring. Trim, baseboards, wainscoting and any other detail work is typically installed by a finish carpenter. The wood boxes of custom cabinets will be built and installed by a carpenter.

Although all of these components in your new or remodeled home are built by carpenters who specialize in building things with wood, a general contractor typically oversees construction of the entire house. If the general contractor is also a carpenter skilled in all these areas, they may well construct your entire home. More often, the general contractor subcontracts out the various building stages to different individuals, including carpenters.

How much is custom cabinetry?

Custom cabinets can be built for any room, including bedroom closets and built-in armoires. Measured carefully and built precisely, custom cabinetry can increase storage and beautify any room. The national average for building custom cabinets ranges from $500 to $1,200 per linear foot. The cost is highly variable because there are so many styles, colors, glazes and other options. In general, the linear footage of the cabinets, the materials used to build them, and the cost of the labor will determine the cost. Solid wood costs more than plywood and wood veneer, and costs vary among different types of wood; maple and cherry cabinets are more expensive than pine. Glass-front cabinets can cost more, as can decorative hinges, handles and door pulls, which can cost $2-$45 each; choose carefully to stay within your budget and pull off the exact look you’re going for. Some carpenters also charge for installation, on average $100 per cabinet box. Additional molding and trim, such as crown molding at the ceiling, cost an average of $70 per 8-foot section, and adding finished ends to exposed cabinets averages $100-$200.

How much does it cost to have kitchen cabinets installed?

In any kitchen, the cabinets are the main focus, so you want to make sure new or replacement cabinets are installed correctly. A professional carpenter can properly, securely mount new cabinets to the wall; the national average cost for this service is $7,725, although the cost varies widely depending on the type of cabinets, their material and their size, and the accessories you add. A typical fee is $70 per linear foot to remove existing cabinets and assemble and install new ones; the cost is less if you do the demolition and removal yourself. Stock cabinets are the least expensive to have installed, ranging from $75 to $400 each; semi-custom cabinets range from $150 to $900 each; and custom cabinets cost from $500 to $1,400 each. Wood cabinets are more expensive than those made from plywood or medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and finished with a laminate. Wood cabinets range in cost from $80 to $160 per linear foot. Laminate-finished cabinets cost $35 to $75 per linear foot, on average.

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Need a Handyman

San Jose, CA

  • Service type
    Repairs: Yes, Installation: No, Maintenance: No, Assembly: No
  • Details
    ceiling fan needs a speed switch installed. Fan is removed and on the bench for easy repair or to bring to you.

Need a Carpenter

Sacramento, CA

  • Project scope
    Other (refurbish hall closet)
  • Cabinet location
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    2' x '2 x 7' hall closet. Doors & shelves need to be fabricated and installed.
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