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C. Cantrell Carpentry LLC
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C. Cantrell Carpentry LLC
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Trim or Molding Installation

  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Denver, CO
Philip T. says, "My exterior french doors had some wood rot. I attempted the project myself, but when I pulled the exterior brick mould and trim off, I realized the rot went deeper than I expected and I was in over my head. Frustrated with the project, I reached out to Clay and he responded within minutes. He offered to drive out that afternoon and inspect it to assess the full situation. He kept in constant contact with me about materials and timing. He even reused many of the materials that I had bought for the project to reduce waste and save on cost. He replaced the entire door frame and jamb in a day on his own. Clay was exceptional in communication, craftsmanship, and knowledge. I would definitely recommend him, and will reach out again when I need some built-in shelving or other carpentry projects."See more
Philip T. says, "My exterior french doors had some wood rot. I attempted the project myself, but when I pulled the exterior brick mould and trim off, I realized the rot went deeper than I expected and I was in over my head. Frustrated with the project, I reached out to Clay and he responded within minutes. He offered to drive out that afternoon and inspect it to assess the full situation. He kept in constant contact with me about materials and timing. He even reused many of the materials that I had bought for the project to reduce waste and save on cost. He replaced the entire door frame and jamb in a day on his own. Clay was exceptional in communication, craftsmanship, and knowledge. I would definitely recommend him, and will reach out again when I need some built-in shelving or other carpentry projects."

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a good carpenter in Denver?

Start by searching online for highly rated carpenters in Denver. Narrow your search by looking for a cabinet maker, framing contractor, trim or finish carpenter, depending on the type of project you’re completing. For large, structural projects, you might want to look for a general contractor who can supervise. 

Before you hire, check the carpenter’s online profile for customer reviews and examples of their past work. Don’t be afraid to contact them and ask detailed questions about their process, timeline, payments and anything else that's pertinent to your project. 

Lastly, get free cost estimates from at least three carpenters so you can compare prices before making a decision.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 do you find a good carpenter?

To find a good carpenter near you, do the following:

  • Use Thumbtack to find a list of carpenters in your area.
  • Filter the list by selecting a specific carpentry service, such as general carpentry or cabinetry. 
  • Identify carpenters who have high ratings.
  • View the carpenters’ profiles and learn more about their specialties. 
  • Read their customer reviews and look at photos of their past work.

After you get a good sense of their quality of work, make sure the carpenter has the necessary credentials in your state. Then, request several cost estimates for your project(s).

What does a finish carpenter charge per hour?

On average, finish carpenters charge $60 per hour. However, this hourly rate will vary depending on where you live, the scope of the project and other factors. For a more accurate estimate, ask for price quotes from at least three finish carpenters in your area.

Reviews for Denver carpenters
Sarah v.
Stephen, did a great job. He was able to come out right away, did the job well and quickly and for a good price. If I need a carpenter I would definitely call him again
Prestige Native Designs LLCPrestige Native Designs LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Michael built bookcases on the sides of our fireplace for us. After talking to him about the design we envisioned, he did a wonderful drawing that helped us visualize exactly what they would look like. He's an experienced carpenter and the quality of his work is outstanding. I highly recommend Michael for any of your carpentry needs.
Harvest Design Inc.Harvest Design Inc.
Russ M.
Jeff is an amazing carpenter. He went above and beyond what I ask for. I gave him pictures of a church pulpit with measurements from another church and he hit it spot on! The quality of his work says a lot about him taking pride in his craft. He is very easy to work with and he worked with my busy schedule.
Dedrick custom woodworkingDedrick custom woodworking
Cindy K.
I tried for over a year to replace my old desk but couldn't find anything I wanted. Everything seemed to be particleboard on metal frames for gaming. I finally decided to hire a carpenter to build what I wanted but then came the next challenge - no one builds furniture anymore! (I mean come on folks, Jesus was a carpenter, it's a good profession ...) I finally found JV Timberworks on Thumbtack who told me he could build it. Basically, the design was for two computer tables to make an L-shape, the main one with a built-in, retractable keyboard tray and the smaller one for my printer. I could see it in my mind's eye but honestly had no idea how beautiful it would turn out. The tables are a deep, rich wood with rounded edges, and the legs in a box design for sturdiness but only add to its beauty. He rescued my poor file cabinet whose back wheel had been ripped off in my move, replacing all the wheels and staining it to match the new desk. And he built a monitor riser to match everything. I was really blown away by how beautiful everything is, the craftsmanship is perfect, and the pictures hardly do it justice. I'm so happy I found JV Timberworks. And happy we still have one carpenter with us!
JV TimberworksJV Timberworks
Thumbtack Customer
Awful experience!! We communicated for three weeks....I was patient, not a problem to wait for when he would be available. He set a date and then 2 days prior said "I took other work." Total waste of my time. Why did he state he would do the job...even send a quote and then flake out? Go with another carpenter .... Stay away.
"Charlie's Carpentry""Charlie's Carpentry"
Thumbtack Customer
We had crown moulding done for 2 large rooms. Chris was very professional to deal with. The carpenter Chris sent was great. I did have issue with some of the work, but Chris came out and fixed it, as he Guarenteed he would. The job was done in an extremely timely manner and we love the moulding!!!! Thanks Chris for a great job at a more than fair price!!!
VAL'S BRUSH Painting Services, LLCVAL'S BRUSH Painting Services, LLC
John B.
I needed three shelves created and installed above my toilet in my bathroom. Aaron was quick to respond and his quite was right in my budget (other quotes were 3x as much and I got the feeling my project was "too small" for other carpenters and so they increased the price exponentially). Aaron's workmanship is excellent and the shelves were better made than the ones original to my home! Would definitely use Aaron again for all future carpentry work.
Bardo Designs LLCBardo Designs LLC
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