Your guide to general carpentry

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7 Projects for a General Carpentry Pro
  1. 1. Stairs

    Whether you need repairs on an old set or your kids need a creative solution for getting up into their treehouse, a carpenter can craft a set of stairs that's perfectly suited to your space.

  2. 2. Fireplace mantel

    If you're in the mood to spruce up your fireplace before the winter season hits, consult a professional carpenter about creating a new surround for the fixture.

  3. 3. Crown molding

    Crown molding is the cherry on top of a room's proverbial cake. Have a carpenter install crown molding in a style that suits your home to give the space a more finished look.

  4. 4. Hardwood flooring

    Whether you want to install a complete floor or require some quick repairs on an old floor, a general carpenter can assist you in determining the best course of action.

  5. 5. Built-in shelves

    Built-in shelves add value to your home and also add valuable storage space. Give that home library or office a makeover and have a carpenter set up bookshelves that are built to last.

  6. 6. Cabinetry

    Many general carpenters have the skills to make cabinets, but they also have the skills to install them. Have a carpenter create custom solutions for your pantry, bathroom, or kitchen.

  7. 7. Walk-in closets

    Make the most efficient use of your closet space with help from your carpenter. He or she can create custom shelving and drawer storage solutions to help you keep your clothes corralled.

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