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30 years construction experience. Full range of skills in residental construction of new homes, 500 to 5000 sq. ft. Limited commercial construction of apartments. remodel, maintence and demolition. Extensive remodel and repair. All tasks done with the utmost care, consideration, and resposibility. Harsh conditions or good are not an obstacle. I am willing, able and timely. Also honest to admit if I am unable to do or don't know how to, instead of creating a problem. Have worked long hours, short hours and unusual hours. Work alone without supervision, with a crew, also surpervised crews. Owned my own framing business for 20 yrs, and for thelast 4 yrs have worked side by side with my wife as my personal helper, the strongest testimony of ability to work well with others! My needs are simple and I try to keep my working relationships considerate and respectful. I can be quite happy at any level or kind of work.

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Carpenter Winlock, WA
My Skills


Category: Skilled Trade / Crafts
Framing wood structures: Both timber frame and conventional lumber mixes. Conventional homes from 500 to 5000 Sq Ft (Including two Street of Dreams homes in the Seattle area.)
Siding: All types of wood; shingle, bevel, board and bat, chip lap,and combinations there of. (Extensive custom cedar siding of own design) Composites, including hardiplank. Also cultured stone facades. (no metal, brick or stucco experience)
Doors and Windows: Install, repair or replace
Roofing: Composite shingles and wood shakes (limited tile experience, no metal). New and replacement roofs, includeing underlayment repair and reinforcement. Acess and correct ventalation
needs. Install, repair or replace skylights (depending on roofing material).
Drywall: Limited to remodel repair, tape and texture.
Painting: Interior and exterior; latex, oil, stain, and varnish.
Interior finish carpentry: Complete range of skills; cabinets, counter tops (no granite), composite and wood trims, custom wood window incasements. Limited staircase and rail installation.
Floors: Tile, stone, all unfinished hardwoods-including custom design (limited prefinished hardwoods)
Tile: Ceramic, mosaic, marble, Travertine stone, slate, cultured stone; custom designed floors, tub and shower enclosures, woodstove enclosures, fireplace mantles, counter tops and backsplashs, decorative walls, entries, window incasements, and decorative patios and porches.
Plumbing: Install ABS waste pipes, copper and galvanized steel water pipes, shark bite, water heaters, fixtures, and trim according to code. (no liscense)
Electrical: 110 and 220; rough in wires and panel box, trim out plugs and switches, install fixtures; lighting (no low voltage), fans, etc. according to code. (no liscense)
Site preperation: Stake out lots according to surveyed references. Consider site elevations and set for digging of foundations, retaining walls or landscaping expectations. Setup up for ground work for water, sewage, power, and other utility
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 30