Berkeley Carpenter & Handyman
Builder, Problem Solver, Fixer.
  Doors and Gates a Specialty
Recent Project List

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• installed front entry door, install mortise lock, varnish, oil finish, beautiful
• built a nice window seat.  a window seat in a day after careful planning
• lighting upgrades: add lights to closet, add switches, properly add grounded outlets
• install a removable dance pole
• upgrade/refurbish 80 year old American Standard toilet with wall mounted tank, 3/8" valve
• design, build & install wood handrail in victorian era building, another in modern home
• front porch with two sets of stairs - trex decking, redwood railing, pressure treated frame
• garden gate and fence repair/ reconstruction and install
• bathroom floor joists under a leaky toilet - deferred maintenance required new joists,
      new toilet flange and new floor
• disposals, disposers, new installs (electric and plumbing) as well as replacements
• bathroom floors and new plumbing, new toilet flanges, 4" drain lines, done a few of these
• laundry room rehabilitation & restoration, tile floor, plumbing, engineered structural improvements
• restore wood railing on entry stairs of 110 year old victorian home
• hang solid wood entry door with new deadbolts and handles
• ikea kitchen: cabinets, counter, sink ... including plumbing, electric and GFI plugs
• installed salvaged (yet beautiful) cabinet doors in a mission style cottage in Berkeley
• installed attic pull-down stairs, cut hole, installed framing and header, stairs work great
• installation of claw foot tub that broke a foot, reconnected plumbing, broken tiles, new vent, etc
• dishwasher installation (electric, plumbing and carpentry, cabinetmaking)
• purchase & install new patio door
• snake out kitchen and bath drains
• install a utility sink
• wiring for a surround sound system and the requisite trim to hide the myriad of wires
• outdoor light post, wiring and installation
• redwood deck (14' x 16') with new footings and steps
• copper awning over patio door
• hot water heater strapping
• wood window restoration
• wood threshold replacement and painting
• ceiling light removal/ rewiring/ reinstall
• Ikea furniture assembly
• furniture earthquake anchoring
• kitchen faucet replacement
• toilet float replacement (stopped that pesky running toilet)
• antique doors in a dining room (hinges, antique handle and lock set, doorway trim)
• build out in-law apartment, install: kitchen lighting, new circuits, cabinet doors.
• bathroom fan install, included new wiring, switches, holes cut in ceiling, roof, vent to outside
• install new water main
• install and remove/grind off gate closure
• replace chandelier in SF Victorian