Carpentry as a Trade
The carpentry trade offers numerous career opportunities, from constructing concrete form to creating fine cabinetry.
Carpenters build beautiful structures that can last for centuries and have one of the highest job satisfaction rates than any career in the construction industry.
Carpenters have opportunities to work in residential, commercial, and industrial construction.
Apprentice carpenters can go on to become master carpenters, estimators, architects, construction managers, and contractors.
Terms Associated with the Carpentry Trade
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The portion of the carpentry trade associated with interior and exterior trim, cabinetry, siding, wall finishes, and decorative work.
The portion of the carpentry trade associated with framing and other work that will be covered with finish materials.
A list of building materials obtained by analyzing the project drawings (also known as a material takeoff).