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What is the difference between a joiner and a carpenter?

By jonathanball, Mar 10 2016 01:15PM

Traditionally, Joiners would ‘join’ wood together in a workshop offsite from the products final destination. A joiner can make a variety of items such as windows, doors, staircases, kitchen cabinetry, conservatories etc.

Meanwhile, a carpenter would install the items made by the joiner and carry out on-site work such as the construction of stud walling, roof trusses and floor joists.

Carpentry and joinery can be understood as different specialisms within the same craft.

So which one do you need, a joiner or a carpenter? At Roaches joinery we undertake both, this ensures a continuity from workshop to site and greater simplicity as we are responsible for the job from start to finish.