Best Carpenters in New York City

The pieces created by our selection for the 3 best carpenters in New York City are truly one-of-a-kind. Not only do they build the projects you want, they can also help you design them. If you aren’t sure exactly what you are looking for, these companies can help you come up with the perfect idea; whether it is a truly unique piece, or if you are looking to match existing furniture in your home or business. The quality of materials used by these companies also ensure that you will not need repairs for years to come.

Of course, the selection process should not be rushed. Instead, you will want to evaluate each of the companies, by referring to the aspects and factors listed below.

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#1. Max Patterson


461 Fort Washington Ave.



If you are in need of a superior carpenter either for your home or for your business, we would highly recommend Captain Max Patterson. He has years of experience with both residential and commercial carpentry, and is skilled at building, remodeling, and refinishing items.

Custom pieces are a speciality for Captain Max Patterson, and he will gladly design anything that you need for your home or business. In particular, he has worked with several hotels and restaurants, updating them with new pieces while still keeping their original New York City charm.

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We highly recommend this carpenter because of his range of products he can create. Just to name a few, he can build built-in cabinetry, retail displays, handrails, shelving units, refinish furniture, and much more. Max Patterson is a proud New Yorker who has served the community for years, and boasts numerous repeat clients who ask him to return for additional work on their home or business. Many others also hire him to repair their existing pieces, as they know there is no one else who could do as fine a job as he will.

In addition to carpentry, he also works as a handyman and offers numerous repair services to his customers as well. In fact, if you are having a carpentry issue at your business, he will repair the issue within 1 day so that your business is not impacted. The quality of his work, along with his quick turnaround times make him one of the best carpenters in all of New York City.

Best of all, you can request a free estimate for any project you want to hire him for. You will have a great idea of what the project will cost, look like, and how long it will take before even getting started. His website also has plenty of examples of previous work for you to look at to get a better feel for his work. He has created everything from custom kitchen cabinets, to wooden signage at an elementary school, to displays at boutique shops.

#2. Zen Carpentry



52-05 Flushing Ave Ste 213 Maspeth, NY 11378 United States


855 936 2337

Specialised in design and construction, Zen Carpentry’s team also designs in house meaning they offer drawings at a more affordable price then what you would find on the market. From small home improvements to larger renovation works, these guys are number 1 when it comes to thinking creatively and always finding amazing custom solutions for their clients.

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Being a full service contractor, their services include design, woodworking, wood flooring and new construction, among other. They are also fully licensed, insured and certified for HSS/Lumber Liquidation. The best part? The materials these guys use are the best you will find on the market while they are also known to employ local small batch hardwoods which offer higher quality.

If you would like to visit their woodshop in New York City or just have a chat, contact them right away and we promise their good manners and professionalism will blow your mind.

#3. CT Woodwork



121 Traction Blvd Patchogue


(516) 381-1046

CT Woodwork is a relatively new company established by Corey Tighe, a craftsman with a passion for carpentry from his earliest days. After years of working in different carpentry shops, Corey Tighe decided to fulfil his dream and start his own company.

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CT Woodwork specializes in cabinetry, furniture and different kinds of wooden accessories. Made out of high quality materials, the products that come from this shop are the perfect combination between design and master class craftsmanship that will last a lifetime.

The reason why we recommend CT woodwork is the carpenter's hands-on approach. Each piece of wood that’s used in production is hand picked by Corey and every step of the project is well thought off and executed to perfection. The company also offers weekend carpentry classes, so now you can also learn how to create your own wooden furniture under the guidance of Corey Tighe himself.

#4. Creatively Done


104 Jerusalem Ave Hicksville, NY 11801


(516) 470-1961

Creatively Done Homes is a company with over 30 years of experience in the carpentry business, providing workmanship for the domestic and commercial markets. They are known for the use of only high quality materials while still granting affordable clients to current and new clients.

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Offering services such as eternal & external carpentry, handmade furniture,refurbishments, custom carpentry etc, these guys are leaders in their niche and award winning renovators on both local and national level.

A business started in 1986 by Kevin Cullen, the company’s values lie in offering complete dedication, integrity,professionalism and quality at all times. Kevin’s team is fast, courteous and professional, always working towards meeting the needs and expectations of their customers. From project start to the last, smallest detail, the guys behind Creatively Done Homes are sure to exceed whatever expectation you may have had in the first place.

In our opinion one of the best carpentry teams in the area and the number 1 when it comes to affordable prices yet top quality services!

#5. Above & Beyond


145 Montclair Ave.



If you are looking for a company that does far more than just carpentry, Above & Beyond is one that we would highly recommend. As the name suggests, they provide far more than just basic carpentry services. Including handyman services, home improvements, remodeling, and carpentry work, this company does it all!

If you are looking to renovate a room in your house (or even your entire house!), you can count on the team at Above & Beyond Carpentry. They handle everything from painting, to drywall, custom cabinetry, and more. Looking to remodel your kitchen or bathroom? The team here is ready and willing to help! No matter your project, Above & Beyond can help you get it done.

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The team here is fully licensed and insured and contain experts at just about any renovation project you can imagine. They take the time to consult with all their clients to ensure that the job is done right and is exactly what the client is looking for, another main reason we recommend this business. Customer service has always been a top priority for this business, something that you don’t easily find these days.

Their impressive gallery of work shows the truly wide range of services they provide, including superior woodworking skills, custom tile jobs, custom closets, and more. Their ability to improve and refurbish or refinish existing structures is also impressive, and a great option for anyone looking to update existing pieces in their home.

Another great reason we recommend this company is because of their impressive list of awards. Not only are they A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau, they have also won the Angie’s List Super Service Award not once, not twice, but four times in a row. Their numerous positive customer reviews also help show how great this company is- because of both the products they create and the service they provide. You will have a positive experience from start to finish and will feel confident recommending the team to all of your friends and family.

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