The Best Way To Decide If Your Project Needs a Finish Carpenter


Renovation and new construction projects require skilled labor, and often benefit from the specialized services of different kinds of carpenters. While rough carpenters are necessary for things like framing, finish carpenters are the craftsmen who add the detail work that turns a house into a beautiful place to live. But does every project need a finish carpenter? It’s a good question! Today, the experts are Golden Eagle Builders are sharing the best way to decide if your project needs a finish carpenter.

What Differentiates Finish Carpentry?

Finish carpentry is a specialized type of woodworking that begins when the work of the rough carpenter ends. These craftsmen come in toward the end of the project to add the finishing touches, such as moldings, door and window trim, baseboards, mantels, and other ornamental features and details. Other projects, like built-in cabinetry, shelving, and other wood fixtures that are customized to your home are also best left in the skilled hands of the finish carpenter. They have a specialized skill set and work with with specific tools designed for precision. That’s important, because there is little room for error with this type of work and much of it is completed by hand.

So, what’s the best way to decide if your project needs a finish carpenter? By considering the specific scope of your project. Any project that calls for visible woodwork, both indoors and out, will benefit from the expertise of a finish carpenter. If you aren’t sure which carpenter is best for your project, we can help! Golden Eagle Builders here in Reno is happy to answer any questions you may have about our carpenters and services and whether they’re a fit for your project. Contact our team today to learn more.