If you are looking for a post as a carpenter or joiner, this example may prove helpful as a template for your own carpenter cover letter.

What should your cover letter for a carpenter or joiner post contain?

sample carpenter cover letter or joiner covering letterA cover letter is meant to get an employer to contact you for interview – or at least look at your CV / resume. So before you write your covering letter, read and analyse the advertisement and job specification carefully then highlight your skills relevant to the post for which you are applying.

Make sure you check for spelling and grammar before you send your letter.


Sample Carpenter Cover Letter for a  Carpenter or Joiner Role


40 Any Rd
Tel: 0208 888888
Mobile: 07777777777
E-mail: abodi@hmail.com

Colin Wellman
Recruitment Manager
Anytown Super Stores
1 Any Street

(Today’s date)

Dear Mr Wellman,

Re: Vacant Post of Carpenter / Joiner

I wish to apply for the position of Carpenter / Joiner as advertised in the Anytown Gazette and on The Personal Development Cafe website. Please find enclosed my CV for your consideration.

As you can see, I am a fully qualified First Fix carpenter and joiner. Since completing my apprenticeship I have gained several years solid work history including on-site, commercial builds using CAD and in residential properties. I hold a current CSCS card.

My key skills include:

  • Current DBS, Full clean Driving licence
  • Fully qualified with Diploma in carpentry
  • Qualified Computer Assisted Design (CAD)
  • Current CSCS card
  • Fully competent in the use of power tools and hand tools.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent team worker

I  am physcically fit, outgoing, confident and a great team player. I believe that given the opportunity I would make a positive addition to your team as this role would utilise the skills I already possess and allow me to gain further skills and experience.

If you require any more information I would be happy to provide it and can be contacted either by telephone on the numbers on my CV or by email abodi@hmail.com. I am available for interviews and hope to hear from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

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Once you have constructed a Carpenter CV covering letter that will impress, you can search for a job in your country or overseas, find the latest jobs and start applying instantly by uploading your CV / resume online.

Before you send out your  carpenter cover letter, please remember how important it is to check for grammar and punctuation. Sometimes a word transposed or omitted can have a devastating effect. Just look at some of the worst CV mistakes for examples of bad grammar and punctuation.

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