Carpenter

Build while you can

This is a carpenter framing a house, these people can do lots of things

What can they do?

  • Carpenters can do many things. Some things they can do: Carpenters construct and repair building frameworks and structures like stairways, door frames, partitions made from wood and other materials.
  • They also may install kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall.They could frame rooms and design structures as well, kind of like boats and rafts or ice shacks- anything.

How much college?

College?

Well you might wonder how much college... here it is, carpenters need about 3-4 years of schooling to become a decent carpenter and know all the ropes. High school graduates may advance to apprenticeship, vocational, or technical programs as training to be a skilled carpenter requires 3 to 4 years of combined on the job training and classroom experience.In addition to on the job and classroom training, carpenters must possess a variety of personal attributes to perform their work duties. As carpentry work is strenuous carpenters must be physically fit, strong, and have a good sense of balance. Carpenters must able to work long hours standing, climbing, bending, and kneeling. Carpenters must also be detail oriented, possess strong hand-eye coordination, and have strong problem solving abilities.

Degrees

A degree you could get would be any... a good one would be apprentice one because you do get paid for it but a higher degree is more pay, up to you.

Why I chose this career

Because i really enjoy building things and creating things especially when you get to see the outcome of your work. It is fun to build and design things, taking measurements and just having a good time.

Experience needed

You should have a steady hand so you don't cut your self. you should have the patience to do a nice job and get it done, you should be physical strong so you can drill stuff tight and pound nails through thick objects.