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Pacific Rim Carpentry
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rachel A.
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John did a great job! He had very thoughtful and creative ideas for how to complete the job, and he did it all very quickly. It was very convenient and he's a pleasure to work with. I will definitely work with him again if I need carpentry work. Highly recommended!

Mohammad Ghaem
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Negin B.
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Mo is an amazing talented carpenter. He built me a walk in closet from scratch in 3 days. He provided the design and ideas on how to make best use of the small space I had available & I couldn’t have been happier with the results. He is very professional and precise in his work and very reasonable in pricing. I am so impressed with quality of his work that I am having him make me a custom built vanity and bookcase as well. He also installed my hardwood flooring and cabinets which were very complicated to install. I highly recommend his services. Be sure to give him advance notice though as he is extremely busy but the results are definitely worth the wait.

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Hugh James
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Antoinette T.
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I hired Hugh to paint my Living & Dining rooms. I discovered that he is an artist with a designer's eye! He helped me select a classic color and the rooms look beautiful! Being experienced in the business, he helped me organize my projects and recommended an outstanding Electrician & Carpenter team who installed recessed lighting, hardwood floors, crown moulding and baseboards. In addition, he has painted my kitchen & bathroom, transforming their appearance! I am so pleased with his work! He pays attention to detail and insures that jobs are done right the first time! He is trustworthy and demonstrated leadership qualities when the teams were coordinating their work. Hugh is also a Handyman and I have a few more projects I'd like completed around the house. Of course he'll be the one I hire! His prices are very fair for the quality of work.

Stoneridge Design | Build
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Marcus C.
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When we were searching for a contractor to replace all of the doors and windows throughout our home, we asked dozens of friends, neighbors, and even other contractors for recommendations. Your name was the one that kept reoccurring as the one who people considered to be the best. A door and window supplier told us that if we really cared about our home, we should hire you. We received far more than we paid for, or expected. From the very first day, your skilled carpenters carried themselves in a remarkably professional fashion. Before starting work, they introduced themselves to all of our neighbors, informing them as to the work they were about to undertake, and asking about any special noise or parking concerns. Some of my neighbors actually thanked me for sending them (even though I tried to explain that I had no idea they had done this). When they began work, they complied with every request we made of them, no matter how small, and they seemed to take great pleasure in doing whatever it took to please us. Our children became so fond of them that our 3 year old actually came home from school with pictures that he had painted just for them! Seeing the final product was the most pleasant experience of all. You had taken our ideas, listened to and understood our concerns and desires, and made them and elegant reality. Neither of us ever expected the work to be performed as thoughtfully and skillfully as what we now enjoy. We cannot thank you enough for what you and your craftsman have done for us and our home.

WS Building Services
4.2
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Terri S.
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Carpentry work completed. Did a great job, on time, completed what was asked and easy to work with. I would definitely use again!

Smith's Handyman Service
4.4
from 11 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Tony P.
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Old fashioned work,looks great, very happy with the whole experience would recommend him for any carpentry work-even our dog liked him.!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley T.
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Anthony put custom wainscoting in our entryway and two bathrooms. It is flawless, and he easily overcame some obstacles that other carpenters expressed concern about, including curves in the wall. Very talented, professional; I felt comfortable leaving my house with him working here. Highly recommend!

Arturo Diaz Carpenter
5.0
from 1 review
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Charles M.
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Excellent service and workmanship! Will hire again...⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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What makes me excited is that I do it really great and I get good complements on it.

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Planning and communication to insure the customer is recieving exactly what they want .Attention to detail.Skilled craftsmanship.Knowledge of Building Codes.

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I could do the following: *Carpentry * Demolition *Construction *Re-construction *Remodeling *Re-configuration *Installation of shelves and cabinets *Painting *Drywall, tape and mud *Decks *Little fix-it jobs you've been putting off for a long time Give me a call, and let's take a look at what you've got & what you want done. The sooner we get started, the sooner you'll be done with your finished product.

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I am a retired finish carpenter who is looking for something to do. My experience is vast, and my quality is unsurpassed.

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I've been a carpenter for 39 years and a general contractor for 7 years. I excel in all areas of remodeling, new homes and finish work.

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I offer comprehensive finish carpentry services, which include installing all types of trim, hanging interior doors, building all types of wall and ceiling paneling, constructing and installing cabinets of all types. I also have the skills and knowledge to hand build many types of furniture. Please visit my website for a photo gallery of my work, more detailed description of the work I do, and links to some of the magazine articles I have written. I work on both a contract or time-and-materials basis. You can also find me, with many happy customer reviews, on Facebook. I look forward to hearing from you.

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We do termite, mold, fungi repairs. We do concrete foundations, framing, autoCad drafting and permits, construction supervision and management.

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I can build anything from dirt to finish. I do plumbing, and electrical repairs and installations. I work on fixtures, doors,locks, stainless, glass,welding, exotic woods, and all hardware. I also do high-end design, and build custom furniture.

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26 years as a electrician and building custom decks like no other you have seen

  • 46 years in business
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35 years in const. Lots of tools. Ready to take your job on

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I am a remodel carpenter good with all aspects of remodeling. I am looking to help repair and replace rotten wood, fascia decks, kitchen and bath cabinets, exterior trim, doors, and windows I also do fencing and more. Contact me anytime.

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I am a former contractor who needs to stay busy with small jobs. If you need help with your home or business projects, I can help. We also do concrete, drywall, painting, tile, and electrical. Call me with your questions.

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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