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23/05/2022
Becoming a Carpenter or Joiner

Becoming a Carpenter or Joiner

Carpenters and joiners are responsible for the construction, renovation, erection and repair of all structures and fixtures made out of wood, wallboard, plywood and other timber materials or fittings. Many tradies begin their careers as carpenters and joiners as it serves as a solid foundation to build the rest of their career on. To be

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23/05/2022
Carpenter vs joiner – What’s the difference?

Carpenter vs joiner – What’s the difference?

Carpenters and joiners are two similar jobs with small but essential differences.
While they both work in the construction trades, they also have unique skills and specialisations.
If you like the idea of building things with your hands, becoming a carpenter or joiner might be right for you, but you’ll have to pick from these two options.
Let’s explore the differences between carpenter vs joiner to help you choose the right path for you.

23/05/2022
Start Your Own Building Business with These 5 Things in Mind

Start Your Own Building Business with These 5 Things in Mind

Starting your own business is an equally exciting and daunting prospect—there’s almost as much to lose as there is to gain. As the person in charge, it’s your job to take charge of key decision making, and you’ll also need to learn a range of supporting business skills to complement your craft, like administration, marketing, customer service/management and accounting to name a few. You’re also entirely in charge of your earning potential, a factor that is driving more and more tradies to enrol in a Diploma of Building and Construction.