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National Carpeners Day – Entries closing soon

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2009, the second National Carpenters Day promises to reach an even wider audience with new activities and participants.

Often the unsung heroes of Australia’s past and present, carpenters add value to our economy and community at many levels. National Carpenters Day has been created to recognise the role of carpenters, their skills and the part they play in building a more sustainable environment by using carbon-storing wood which has low embodied energy and helps tackle climate change.

Building up to the day are nominations for the Carpenter of the Year Award and Apprentice Carpenter of the Year Competition. Workmates, friends, family members and even carpenters themselves can enter right now on the website But hurry – entries close March 24th 2010.