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Manuel Rodriguez

Updated 2 months ago

Best states for carpenters ???? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Valerie G in Indianapolis, Indiana"]Are you still looking? I have a great opportunity for a finish carpenter, and you probably wouldn’t...


Updated 3 months ago

Union Journeyman Carpenter Looking for Work - 602 Replies

There is nothing union about Carpenters union or NERCC The rank and file vote on issue has been gone now for years the way of the do do bird to...

Jay in San Diego, California

Updated 8 months ago

Average Carpenter Salary? - 27 Replies

How good are the average carpenter salaries compared to what people in other professions earn in America? I just saw a picture on this forum that...

Massvocals in Westminster, Massachusetts

Updated 22 months ago

union carpenter - 671 Replies

ihave paid a lot of money to be a union member and i made some good money but so far none of local unions has help me much my freinds tell me im...

Ihoe Chez in Chilliwack, British Columbia

Updated 22 months ago

work overseas - 6 Replies

23 years as a carpenter looking for work overseas

Edgar escalante in Lithonia, Georgia

Updated 23 months ago

Cianbro Construction - 1 Reply

Anyone ever work for Cianbro Construction???? I hear there a big civil/ bridge outfit out of Maine and work mostly New England states or East coast...

Rob Belland in gardner, Massachusetts

need employee

Looking for solid carpenter

Paul in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Updated 48 months ago

slowes is low - 1 Reply

Hey everyone, has anyone had slowed steal a client? They quoted a job that i ended up getting a contract for. The kitchen designer knew I had a...

mohamed in Morocco

Updated 60 months ago

Any interest in New Zealand carpentry? - 4 Replies

There's been a huge demand for carpenters in New Zealand since the earthquakes in Christchurch. Companies are looking for carpenters to get Working...

crowbar53 in Clinton Township, Michigan

Updated 68 months ago

Why dont all of the Union Carpenters Stand together and make a change?? - 139 Replies

I am sad because we as many others are losing everything we own and having to let our children go without.Never ever did I think we would be in this...

James in Orland Park, Illinois

Updated 70 months ago

joining a carpentry apprenticeship - 7 Replies

Ive been giving the opportunity to join an apprenticeship in NYC. My understanding is that for a full year ill be working many hours including...

sawdust in massena, New York

Updated 74 months ago

who are these guys... United states jobs alliance - 69 Replies

i see the ad for over seas construction work for some decent wages (united states jobs alliance) so I send in a resume and get a reply only to see...

caveman in Titusville, Florida

Updated 77 months ago

Contractors perspective. - 3 Replies

As I read these gloomy posts I have to respond. I am a CONTRACTOR! Please allow me to share a contractors side of this problem. Yes this econamy is...

DG in La Mesa, California

Updated 78 months ago

Home owner refuses to pay - 2 Replies

My husband is a carpenter who did two bathrooms in a clients house. Now that the work is done, she is refusing to pay him. She is trying every...

RoadRunner in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 80 months ago

Union 1st year apprentice carpenter - 2 Replies

Hard worker seeking work immediately 708.829.8091

carp80 in Encinitas, California

Updated 81 months ago

apprenticeship - 3 Replies

i have an apprenticeship interview coming up in a couple weeks with the united brotherhood of carpenters. i dont have much experience but am willing...

american in Oak Forest, Illinois

Updated 82 months ago

Getting a start - 6 Replies

I am a Bartender who is looking to change careers and was looking towards carpentry Looking to start as apprentice and work my way to the top any...

Big Joe in Southwest Brevard Cnty, Florida

Updated 83 months ago

just loooking - 5 Replies

If any one knows of a company in Dubai, that's looking for form carpenters let me know, I've got 25 years in the business, started as a laborer, has...

alieskiocak in Doha, Qatar

Updated 84 months ago

Union Journeyman Carpenter needs to work! - 3 Replies

Union Journeyman Carpenter needs to work. I have been unemployed for 10 months. I am tired of showing up to job sites and standing around with...

Carlos in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 85 months ago

Need A Carpenter or any other jobs - 1 Reply

I take pride in my work. I am looking for work in San Antonio, don't mind the surrounding areas. I give free estimates, I weld, Decks,home...

journeyman carpenter 525 in Cedar Springs, Michigan

Updated 87 months ago

Out of work, big surprise - 2 Replies

I have been out of work for the better part of 2 years! I completed my Apprenticeship in New England, as well as graduated from Wentworth institute...

robnye2686 in Eastleigh, United Kingdom

carpentry work afganistan

hi was wondering if anyone could help me i am a carpenter from the uk and i am trying to find a carpentry job in afgan/iraq if anyones know who to...

Brian in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 91 months ago

finish carpenter - 1 Reply

I am looking for job. Profesion finish carpenter 20 years experience. last 2 years worked Christensen Shipyards Ltd

Terry williamson in Whitley City, Kentucky

Updated 93 months ago

Any Work In Philadelphia? - 3 Replies

Been a union carpenter for 7 yrs and been laid off for the last 5 months. Its looking really bad and getting worse and all i hear that it is slow....

KTM in Rego Park, New York

locals/divisions within union carpentry

Are there generally different locals with a union city that handle sheetrocking versus woodworking, or is it most often just different divisions...

john in Trevor, Wisconsin

Updated 95 months ago

B.A.'s should keep local work for local Carpenters,like they seem to be doing in Illonois with the refinery work that is going o - 2 Replies

And how about that out of work list,just how does that work for the journeyman seems like were on our own. Comments welcomed and needed.

Doug in Wadsworth, Ohio

What does it look like for carpentry and construction across the country now

With the mortgage and foreclosure problems of the last few years, seems like construction is down significantly in Ohio. What are other states...

greg4898 in Sayreville, New Jersey


I took the apprentice test and passed it . I have been to multiple job sites and also went to the union hall they put my name on a list . That was 2...

lynn in North Augusta, South Carolina

carpentry work

finding work isn't hard, getting paid a living wage for it is the problem,i've been trading work for necessities to survive. food, gas, health care,...

Termite Damage in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 102 months ago



tator in Coolidge, Georgia

retiree carpenter ok

I need a carpenter to build me a wood shade cover 30' x 22' x 12' in Orlando, Florida. I cannot afford to pay alot. Make me a offer to build this...

Outraged in Acton, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Carpenters Union Rejects Obama Health Plan

The Massachusetts Carpenters Union has refused to insure a member's 24 year old daughter. Obama's Health Care Plan now requires employers to...

mirrepresented@*****.*** in Carthage, North Carolina

Updated 106 months ago

drywall/textures - 1 Reply

No job is to small.Has worked in area for over 25years.Own tool and transportation.

thermonwilliams in Ridgefield, New Jersey

Updated 108 months ago

job sponsor in nyc - 1 Reply

hi, i am a 36 yr old carpenter from ireland, i am looking for a job sponsor preferably in new york city, i am currently employed full time in...

peprescott in Deer Park, Texas

attention all carpenters

Since the I/E boys had to get there NCCER, and they seen how much money they got from them, now all trades have to carry an NCCER. All i can say is...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 108 months ago

Yacht Woodworking - 1 Reply

Based in Fort Lauderdale with woodworking shop and state of the art spray booth. I have 35 years of experience as a yacht woodworker, cabinet maker,...

Eagle258 in Fayetteville, Tennessee

How to get an interview?

I've been out of work for 6 months. Unfortunately the last 2 jobs I've had, I quit without notice, but before that I have a real good rapport with my...

Jason in Columbus, Ohio

Come together

I joined the union later than most. I have been in columbus local now for 5 years. I am dying here because of lack of work. I keep hearing people...

LV Mike in Las Vegas, Nevada

nothing out west

it's dead out in las vegas almost 14% unemployment, insane :>

vipul441@*****.*** in Ahmadabad, India

Updated 109 months ago

starving carpenter - 1 Reply

I like so many others are in desperate need of work! If there is any one in my area that needs help from a skilled craftsman please contact me.

joe alcantar in Houston, Texas


Here in houston its been fair but now I find myself looking for a carpenters job I've been in the buissnes since I was 15 now I'm 38

sirfranky in Puyallup, Washington

Updated 110 months ago

Where is the work in Puget Sound - 1 Reply

I haven't been able to find anything all year. I'm still an apprentice because I havent been working much in the last year. I would of journeyed out...

Drew in Aurora, Illinois

Updated 111 months ago

why are some of the dead beats still working - 3 Replies

i am a union carpenter in the chicago area,i have been a foreman for the same company for the past seven years,and worked for them for 12 years,i...

john leteya mwangi in Rome, Italy

Updated 111 months ago



Rob Brace in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 111 months ago

cabinets and quaility finish word - 1 Reply

I'm looking for work. I have been in the business for 40 years plus. Very 10 years on the 8's the economy goes down. It climbs out and reinvents...


Updated 111 months ago

construction - 1 Reply

its a crying shame that someone with so much expericence cannot find ajob in this field because of age or background,no one seems willing to give...

christopher s. in Jackson, Mississippi

Updated 113 months ago

carpeter construction/finish - 1 Reply



need a good Carpenter in orlando, Florida retiree ok

I need a carpenter to build me a wood shade cover 30' x 22' x 12' in Orlando, Florida. I cannot afford to pay alot. Make me a offer to build this...

Jason in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 115 months ago

Yacht carpenter - 4 Replies

Hi, i am seeking for a job as a yacht carpenter,or as a carpenter.I am very experienced.If anyone can help me find some job any where,it will be very...

Tom in Chula Vista, California

Updated 115 months ago

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers - 2 Replies

I'm an under employed carpenter. I have managed to work just enough to keep the truck, the tools, the house and the dog fed without taking...

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