A carpenter in Valdez is a skilled craftsperson who performs carpentry and works with timber to construct, install and maintain buildings, furniture and other objects. His work may involve both manual and outdoor labor. Carpentry skill is gained through experience and study as there are no formal training requirements in Valdez. There are different types of carpenters depending on their skill sets: finish, trim, ship, scenic, formwork carpenters, besides a cabinetmaker, a framer and a luthier. The work primarily involves furniture making, fine woodworking, model-building, instrument making, joinery, molding and trimming, installations, repair techniques, and working on skeletal structures and frameworks of buildings.
Each year as a tradition to myself and this green movement website, I write on the events of Earth Day (April 22nd) this year is no exception. I will focus more on some new ideas and representations of our planet Earth. The symbols of Earth Day have been similar throughout the years, including an image or drawing of the Earth..