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Waterville Carpenters

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Stanley Brothers Carpentry
from 7 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Maureen B.
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Andrew Stanley will be the best carpenter you will ever hire! Andrew has great ideas, gives a very good price, is trustworthy, and prompt. Andrew built us a beautiful porch and replaced windows at our summer home in Maine. He does outstanding work! We look forward to working with him again.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jude G.
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It's so hard to find a good carpenter but we struck gold when we were given Sean's name by a friend. We were at the end stages of remodeling our home and we needed help completing the job. Sean came and did a fabulous job of tackling work that was too hard for us to do. Everything that he did was quality work. This year, we needed a new deck with ramps for our elderly dogs. We contacted Sean and he, along with his associate, very quickly built us a beautiful deck that we love. Every time I step onto it, I think of Sean and smile. Sean is a skilled and serious carpenter. He works quickly, accurately and efficiently. He gives good advice on how to save money on the projects and welcomes our input. He's our man-to-go-to when we need something built. We highly recommend him.

R&R Maine Made Homes
from 1 review
    Bonnie A.
    Verified review

    Mr. Roy has done numerous home improvements to my residence over the years; he's redone my roof, installed new flooring in my bedrooms and hallway also redone the subfloor in my kitchen before installing the new flooring.He was even able to take an idea I had to install pine boards on my uneven kitchen ceiling and turned it into the best feature in my kitchen.I used other carpenters in the past whom I was unhappy with(I am very praticular some say to fussy) however Mr.Roy was very understanding and has always met my expectations.He is the only carpenter I call now.This spring I plan on calling him for a few new projects I need done.

    Carpenter On Call
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ryan M.
    Verified review

    We really lucked out having Shane come & work on our house. He showed up on time, had all the necessary equipment and worked diligently for the whole day. The end result was great. Would totally recommend him and would use him again in the future.

    Great Northern Builders

    New To Thumbtack


      We are a general contractor and we specialize in new homes, garages, sun porches, decks, and renovations. We do both interior and exterior. We start from framing to finish. We are fully insured.

      Erik's Odd Ones

      New To Thumbtack


        I am a Lewiston based carpenter/handyman. If it needs to be done, I can probably do it. I started in high school, dabbled during community relations projects in the navy, and continue to "fill holes" with whatever comes my way.

        Constructive Maintenance

        New To Thumbtack


          I am a well-seasoned carpenter. I have remodeled many homes, inside and out. I have worked hand in hand with the homeowner to provide what is requested. I do demolition and reconstruction of seasoned homes, from the foundation to the finish work, including landscaping.

          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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