Top 10 Carpenters in Lawrenceburg, TN

Porch Pro Headshot Platinum Construction & Remodeling
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
(9)
"Platinum Construction did an excellent job from planning and ordering the materials to the installation. The work was fabulous & I will definitely call on the company again for any other project that comes up."
"Platinum Construction did an excellent job from planning and ordering the materials to the installation. The work was fabulous & I will definitely call on the company again for any other project that comes up."
Porch Pro Headshot Alderidge Carpentry
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
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Say goodbye to the holes in your drywall with repairs by Alderidge Carpentry in Fort Campbell North, KY.
Say goodbye to the holes in your drywall with repairs by Alderidge Carpentry in Fort Campbell North, KY.
Porch Pro Headshot Vision Floors, Vision Painting
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Vision Painting - Vision Floors, based out of Franklin, TN is a BBB-accredited, lead based paint certified , NWFA member, BONA certified, Licensed / insured plus National Association of Home Builders member . Specialists in flooring , painting, carpentry that offers flooring installation, interior p...Read more about Vision Floors, Vision Painting
Vision Painting - Vision Floors, based out of Franklin, TN is a BBB-accredited, lead based paint certified , NWFA member, BONA certified, Licensed / insured plus National Association of Home Builders member . Specialists in flooring , painting, carpentry that offers flooring installation, interior p...Read more about Vision Floors, Vision Painting
Porch Pro Headshot Scoggins Construction I LLC
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Growing my business. Building the comapny's name recognition within our community. Increase revenue and turnover.
Growing my business. Building the comapny's name recognition within our community. Increase revenue and turnover.
Porch Pro Headshot A&D Home Design
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
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Porch Pro Headshot JB's Handyman services
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
All work guaranteed top quality and time efficient for all your household needs.
All work guaranteed top quality and time efficient for all your household needs.
Porch Pro Headshot Beetech
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Will go that extra mile to bring a smile to your face.
Will go that extra mile to bring a smile to your face.
Porch Pro Headshot Platinum Construction & Remodeling Services
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Porch Pro Headshot Handyman
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
CAN DO DECKS ABOVE GROUND POOL DECKS PRIVACY FENCES CABINETS RESTORE OLD CABINETS ANYTHING THAT CALLS FOR CARPENTERS AND ANY HANDYMAN WORK NEEDED BEEN IN CARPENTRY FOR 25 YEARS CABINETS 15 YEARS LAYOUT CAB. BUILD SAND FINISH AND INSTALL CABINETS REFACE CABINETS REPLACE WINDOWS INTERIOR AND ENTRANCE ...Read more about Handyman
CAN DO DECKS ABOVE GROUND POOL DECKS PRIVACY FENCES CABINETS RESTORE OLD CABINETS ANYTHING THAT CALLS FOR CARPENTERS AND ANY HANDYMAN WORK NEEDED BEEN IN CARPENTRY FOR 25 YEARS CABINETS 15 YEARS LAYOUT CAB. BUILD SAND FINISH AND INSTALL CABINETS REFACE CABINETS REPLACE WINDOWS INTERIOR AND ENTRANCE ...Read more about Handyman
Porch Pro Headshot Above and Beyond Remodeling
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Frequently asked questions about carpenters

Carpentry is one of the oldest professions — for as long as people have needed shelter to live in, there has been some form of carpentry. Today, carpentry has become a very specialized trade and most carpenters have a niche. The hallmark of all types of carpentry is that carpenters are experts in working with wood. There are some small exceptions to this for buildings that use steel studs or other types of metal framing, for example. However, for the most part, when you think carpenters, think wood.

  • Rough carpenters – Rough carpenters are one of the first trades you'll have on-site if you’re building a house. Their expertise is in the overall structure and stability of buildings and the big-picture aspects of building a home.
  • Framing carpenters – Framing carpenters are the pros responsible for putting up the base structure that will become the interior and exterior walls of a building. Framing carpentry goes hand-in-hand with rough carpentry, however, framing is often seen as a specialized skill.
  • Jointers – Joint carpentry involves putting together floor joists that create the surface you'll walk on once it's finished.
  • Cabinet makers – Carpenters specializing in cabinetry are extremely skilled at fine woodworking and excel at precise and detail-oriented work. They are some of the last carpenters that work on a project because cabinetry is a part of the finishing process and is generally one of the last things that are installed.
  • Finish carpenters – similar to cabinet makers, finish carpenters are responsible for the finer details that are not structural but make up the parts of your home that you'll see daily. Finish carpenters will be the ones to install your trim, wood flooring, railings, and handrails and are also sometimes referred to as trim carpenters.

Have they done the work being requested before?

This is an important question that can often be overlooked, with potential clients assuming that all carpenters work on all types of projects. As we discussed before, carpentry has several specialized skill sets, so it's important to make sure that any carpenter you're considering has worked on your type of project before.

Are they examples of their work?

Carpenters near you will have pictures of past projects they've done that they can share with you. The building process is impressive, and the change from beginning to end can be staggering, so these proud tradespeople will likely have work they'll be happy to show you.

How much experience do they have in your type of project?

This ties into the first question, however, it’s a bit more detailed. Many clients have fallen into the trap of only asking basic questions, like “Have you done a project like this before?” and failing to follow up with, “How many times?”

In many cases, it may not matter if a carpenter has only done a certain type of work once or twice, but it could make a huge difference if your project is complex — and that’s not something you want to find out mid-project.

Are they licensed (if necessary)?

Many municipalities will require permits for carpentry work, depending on the scale. These permits are only applicable if a certified carpenter will be doing the work. In addition, your carpenter may need to have a Red Seal in carpentry to obtain the correct insurance.

Are they insured?

There are three different types of insurance that carpenters will need to carry to conduct work safely. These are general liability insurance, professional liability insurance, and Worker's Compensation insurance.

Don't be shy about asking a carpenter you're thinking of hiring for proof of the appropriate insurance, and be wary if they can't provide documentation.

The short answer to this question is that a carpenter isn't always a builder, but a builder is most often a carpenter. Don't worry — we’ll clarify what that means below.

Carpenter

As we discussed above, there are many types of local carpenters who specialize in one or more distinct areas of carpentry. Depending on where you are in your construction process, multiple carpenters who are experts in their niche may be needed.

Builder

If a construction professional refers to themselves as a builder, they are likely saying that they are a general contractor or a construction project manager who can take more of a full-scope approach to your project. Most builders are carpenters by trade but have expanded their skillet to encompass more of the building process.

It can be a bit confusing because carpenters do build things, but when someone is referred to as a builder, it generally means that they are experienced in integrating multiple stages of construction and tradespeople on one project.

However, this is definitely a bit of a gray area. Make sure to clarify what type of professional you’re working with when you vet tradespeople, so you know exactly what their specialty is.

A carpenter is absolutely the right tradesperson to build a beautiful, sturdy deck for you. Depending on what you're picturing for the finished product, however, you might want to look at bringing in both a rough carpenter and a finishing carpenter.

Rough carpenters are experts at putting in the proper foundation to make your deck safe and secure, as well as grading the ground below and ensuring adequate drainage. They'll also be the best people to advise on what types of materials the structure of your deck should be made of, including foundation, stairs, and railings.

It’s important to note here that in most municipalities, you’ll need a permit to build a deck. Your carpenter will need to be licensed to have the expertise and certification to apply for the proper licenses.

Once the structure of your deck is complete, a finish carpenter can give your project a different level of polish and aesthetic appeal, putting that final touch onto your new deck.

If your vision of your new deck involves built-in seating or an outdoor kitchen, a finish carpenter will also be the best tradesperson to help you bring your unique space to life.

Many rough carpenters are very skilled at finishing, and others don’t prefer to do finishing work, so it’s worth it to ask upfront.

Licensing for carpenters can be complicated. Not everyone who refers to themselves as a carpenter is a licensed carpenter, handypersons often do carpentry work. Only some states require carpenters to be licensed for specific types of work.

In many cases, licensing is required in order to ensure that a carpenter has an adequate level of knowledge and experience. There are plenty of unlicensed carpenters with a wealth of experience and talent, but the licensing process is a way for employers and clients to feel secure that a tradesperson has a standardized level of knowledge and experience. Most licensing programs require four years of work experience and the passing of a certification exam.

Below, we’ll go through some common questions and misconceptions to help you untangle the licensing web.

States that require carpenters to have licenses

Alabama, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah have state-level requirements for carpenters to be licensed to do certain types of carpentry work. While each state has its own list, some common types of carpentry often require licenses:

  • Millwork
  • Framing
  • Structural work
  • Cabinetry
  • Installing metal studs or framing

When can you hire a carpenter that does not have a license?

In some cases, lighter carpentry work on non-structural areas of a home doesn’t require a carpenter to carry a license. This may also mean they don’t have the proper workplace insurance, so make sure to ask those questions and weigh the risks accordingly.

Locations that fall outside city or municipal regions may have fewer restrictions on building permits. If you’re confident, you can have a non-licensed carpenter do structural work. This varies by location, so research the rules that cover your property before agreeing to have any work done.

Carpenters are integral to the home-building process, and their various areas of expertise are what allow the vision of a home designer or structural engineer to go from vision to reality.

If you’re unfamiliar with the home-building process, you may be surprised at first to learn that, in many cases, one carpenter does not handle the entire process. Particularly on large or complex projects, you’re likely to have several different types of carpentry experts. Beginning with rough carpentry to create the foundation and structure of your home, you’ll bring in framing carpenters for the exterior and interior walls, joint carpenters, roofing carpenters, and finish carpenters and cabinetmakers.

Depending on your location, finding the right carpenters near you can be simple, or you may have to look at bringing in the right pro from a larger city or town.

Other trades will need to work alongside carpenters during the building process. Homes are built in many layers and stages, so you can expect to have several trades working simultaneously at certain times.

Here’s a list of other trades you’ll need to build a house:

  • Machine operator
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Gasfitter
  • Drywaller
  • Septic installer

Recent reviews for Lawrenceburg Carpenters

65052

Phone number has been disconnected. No forwarding number to call

- Jen Newell
121054

Expensive mistake. Incredibly sloppy, amateurish work. Words cannot describe how bad a job they did. I had to hire another contractor to remove their work and rebuilt the structure after Platinum Construction left. When I called the second contrac...

- M Jones
186433

I needed a complete tear off of a deteriorated deck on a rental property. I never met Eric in person as I live out of state. Eric was professional and fast. He did a beautiful job and for a fantastic price. I highly recommend this group..Eric is to notch.

- jennipher Judge
409611

We hired Platinum Construction to Remodel the interior of our home as well as install a new roof, windows, siding. We let customize the new deck and porch to fit our home and Eric did a excellent job on everything!! Will be using him again I'm future!

- Jackie J
393967

Not even a vaild license number. Dishonest.

- joy stover
143128

Prompt,friendly,nice work.completed fast.will use his company again

- Sheila Barnes
272740

They are not willing to take Customers Calls !! I am wondering what kind of customer's respect they are showing , and so what kind of service they are committed to!

- Ahmed Ghalayini
165044

Very big mistake. Horrible workmanship. 2-3week job is not 1/2 finished and left in a terribly unsafe condition. No work ethic. Never worked a full day when they did show up. Seriously questionable integrity.

- jonathan jaudon
197763

Best guys around. Neat, professional, quick. Give them a call!

- Alyssa Green

All Carpenters in Lawrenceburg, TN

Porch Pro Headshot K G Construction
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
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Porch Pro Headshot Wessner & Sons Construction
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
New house construction, additions, remodeling
New house construction, additions, remodeling
Porch Pro Headshot Landaverde Framing Construction
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Porch Pro Headshot Alducin Painting Services
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Porch Pro Headshot CMC
Carpenters
Serves Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Latest projects near Lawrenceburg

Recent projects booked on Porch
Lawrenceburg 38464
Deck Construction
Service needed
Deck Construction
Start Date
I'm flexible
Ethridge 38456
Carpentry
Service needed
Carpentry
Start Date
I'm flexible
Lawrenceburg 38464
Carpentry
Service needed
Carpentry
Start Date
I'm flexible
Lawrenceburg 38464
Deck Repair
Start Date
I'm flexible
Type of deck
Need my porch fixed
Areas of deck to repair
Was hit by a tornado
Deck damage
Tree damage, Loose, wobbly or unstable
Severity of damage
Minor (the deck just needs cosmetic repairs)
Filing insurance claim
Yes
Already have deck materials
Yes
Lawrenceburg 38464
Carpentry
Service needed
Carpentry
Start Date
Within a week
Leoma 38468
Deck Construction
Start Date
I'm flexible
Service requested
Replace deck
Deck removed
No, pro should remove existing deck
Plans, drawings, blueprints
No, but I know what I want
Deck size (SQFT)
500 to 1000 square feet
Surface and railing material
Wood
Structure material
Wood
Structural features
Custom stairs, Structural support for hot tub, Multiple levels, Roof, awnings, other overhead coverings
Supplemental features
Screens
Materials included
No, pro must provide materials
Ethridge 38456
Deck Construction
Start Date
Within a month
Service requested
Repair deck
Areas of focus
Structural components
Damage type
Structural issues
Extent of damage
Moderate
Surface material
Wood
Structural material
Wood
Additional modifications
Yes
Deck modifications
Expand deck square footage, Stairs
Plans for modification
No, i'd appreciate a professional opinion
Materials provided
No, pro must provide materials
Insurance claim
No
Ethridge 38456
Carpentry
Service needed
Carpentry
Start Date
Within a week