In a period of heightened environmental consciousness, carpentry and joinery are facing a significant turning point. But what does sustainability genuinely represent for these trades?
The carpentry and joinery sectors, foundational to the construction industry, have been significantly impacted by global supply chain disruptions. But what does this mean for these skilled trades?
Carpentry and joinery have historically moulded our surroundings, from the homes we inhabit to the furniture we cherish. Yet, there’s a prevailing stigma suggesting these trades are less esteemed or intellectually demanding.
In a world where women have broken through glass ceilings in numerous sectors, why does the stereotype still exist that they’re not cut out for wielding a saw or chisel?
“Why are young talents turning away from the construction industry, jeopardising the future of skilled labour?” The answer lies in the diminishing opportunities for apprenticeships and the societal stigma surrounding trades.