Trusted Carpenters.
NZ wide.
Sorted.

Learn more about the trades we cover.

Latest carpentry articles

Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering carpentry related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

Read more

Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

Read more

Your Handy Fencing Guide For Common Issues & Repairs

Posted 01/10/21

If you want to repair your fence, or replace your fence all together, use this handy fencing guide to answer some of your biggest fencing questions.

Read more

6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

Read more

Composite vs. Timber Decking

Posted 28/01/20

Composite or timber decking – which is better? To choose a suitable material for your project, we have gathered the key aspects to look at.

Read more

The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

Read more

Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

Read more

5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

Read more

7 Things Tradies Want You To Know Going Into 2022

Posted 30/11/21

Next year will be the year of catch-22’s for home improvement. So, how can you get a great outcome for your project in these busy times?

Read more

Latest carpentry case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

Why This Fence Gave One Christchurch Homeowner Peace of Mind

A homeowner shares how a fencing solution enhanced their safety and allowed peace of mind whenever they’re in the backyard.

Bench Seating Took This Small Dining Room From Awkward To Cosy

Got an awkward space that can't be solved with furniture? Enter: bench seating. Find out design tips and hindsight from these NZ homeowners.

Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Carpenters on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

External repairs/ carpentry

Posted 13 minutes ago

We have a recently renovated weatherboard house. Our dog chewed two of the box corners and one door step in the backyard - he had some anxiety issues as a puppy. We'd like these professionally repaired to match high standard of the carpentry now that the dog is older and calmer! There is also framing around the garage door that has been damaged by a vehicle that requires carpentry/ repair.

Read more

Deck in Tingey Ave

Posted 9 hours ago

Building of a Deck adjoining house. All materials here and ready to do. A builder mate has sized up and scoped materials but no long has time to complete job, Keen to start asap.

Read more

New external handrail

Posted 10 hours ago

Handrail for external staircase (4/5 steps)

Read more

Small alteration

Posted 11 hours ago

Shortening of the edge of the plinth

Read more

Balustrade Repair

Posted 12 hours ago

Our porch balustrade has been damaged in a recent theft. Looking to have this fixed asap. Please see photos attached.

Read more

Replace Retracting Clothes Line

Posted 13 hours ago

Need to replace a retracting clothes line, and existing one needs to be taken down. Photos attached. Please only reply if you are doing this job yourself - no sub contracting for this one. Good for a local person. Preferable to provide a quote and estimated time frame, travel charges etc from pics. Should be easy for an experienced handyman, or a carpenter.

Read more

New deck behind property

Posted 13 hours ago

Size to be confirmed once you check, hoping to be as low to the ground as possible, looking for most cost efficient option.

Read more

Fire place Mantel and TV on wall

Posted 13 hours ago

Hi there, We would like to install a Mantel (we have that already) and TV above our LPG fire place. This is not a frame. Only a piece of timber shelf. This would be installed on breast above fireplace. We are not sure where beams are running and how to best install. Above the mantel we would like to install bracket with TV. Thank you. Michael

Read more

Bolting down pergola to tile patio

Posted 14 hours ago

Need to fix pergola to tile pavers

Read more

Refurbish existing deck

Posted 14 hours ago

Refurbish 50m2 wooden deck

Read more

Construction of new front deck (flat land, low deck)

Posted 15 hours ago

We would like a deck constructed at the front of our property attached to the house and an existing porch as per the rough drawn diagram on the picture. We would like it made of Kwila.

Read more

Coffee Table legs

Posted 16 hours ago

I have a finished swap kauri table top (see picture). I need a person that can make steel legs for it so that it stands a bit below knee hight.

Read more

Squeaking floor

Posted 16 hours ago

Apartment longe floor has severe squeak. Have tried screwing to joists but the portion that squeaks doesn't has any joints underneath. Want fixed before we get new flooring laid

Read more

Back Deck

Posted 16 hours ago

Build a back deck 12m x 6m close to ground level. Flexible with timeframe.

Read more

Building

Posted 17 hours ago

We live in a caravan. On a permanent site. We want a floor built in the awning plus a small deck outside it. We would like to get the job done as soon as can be arranged.

Read more

Deck inspection & Repair

Posted 18 hours ago

We need to have someone to do an inspection for our deck, and repair the area that required to be fixed. Thanks

Read more

Exterior wood replacement

Posted 19 hours ago

We have discovered that a number of exterior boards in our verandah have borer, so we need them removed, and probably the existing wood checked and treated.

Read more

Square up deck structure

Posted 19 hours ago

Looking for quotes for building structure to square up (enlarge) deck. Indicative photo of job attached and also exisiting deck structre.

Read more

Replace 60's front door with new Hume Timber Door ...

Posted 20 hours ago

I would like someone to replace old door with newly purchased Hume timber door, the new door is 1980 x 810. I will supply new hinges. This is all, thanks :-)

Read more

Jilesh- Decking job (Just the labor)

Posted 20 hours ago

Hi, i have already purchased all the material and its sitting at the front of my house, wanted someone to build me a deck and pergola , for someone who does this regularly its a max 2 day job. for viewing of site please call me on ... .

Read more

Recent carpentry reviews

With over 214,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Deck build over top of existing Concrete patio

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Weatherboard and moulding repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace wood T&G in Bathroom

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Porch post repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck Extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Assembly of a BINGO flatpack rabbit hutch

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New deck, fence, retaining walls, and excavation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Balustrade

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hang 4 Internal Doors

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Finishing deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wooden base to be built for shed #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Miss Dee's new deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck extension

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House Maintenance needed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2022

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace windowsill and frame

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Backyard deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Titirangi decks

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th January 2022

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pergolas at Te Miro

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor improvement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
Get started now! Post your job for free and find the right tradie. Post your job for free, now!