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Above Board Carpentry is located in Haliburton Highlands and established in 2017 by a local tradesman, Graham Borgdorff.

Graham is a red seal certified carpenter, certified passive house tradesperson and committed to building high performance homes with the best products and systems available to provide you with a home that is not only stunning, but with an extremely low operating cost. 

Above Board Carpentry focuses on well built homes that provide clients with exceptional comfort, health, and energy saving. 

About Us

Above Board Carpentry is located in the Haliburton Highlands. Graham Borgdorff, owner, has over 20 years of building experience. 

Above Board Carpentry is certified and trained in Net Zero, Net Zero Ready, and Passive House construction as well as being a Red Seal Licence General Carpenter with the Renomark accreditation.

We are committed to building high-performance homes with the best products and systems available to provide you with a home that is not only stunning, but that also performs at an extremely low operation cost. This certification has given Above Board Carpentry superior knowledge of building science. 

Graham and his team also have experience in traditional hand-cut custom timber framing. An example of this can be seen at the entrance to the new tourism Welcome Centre in Haliburton. 

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Current projects

See our FaceBook feed below to see our current projects, construction tips, and everything else that is new with Above Board Carpentry.

Flooring takes us the right amount of time to install so we can ensure it's best possible finished product. We value quality of our work and not the quickest method. #buildingisascience #aboveboardcarpentry ... See MoreSee Less
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We offer drywalling. We have completed a few archways lately and this one has turned out extremely well. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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We have been hard at work on the total house makeover, with the clients living there! Keep calm, mask on, work on!#aboveboardcarpentry #buildingisascience #schlutersystems ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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Most people design a house based on feelings. Does you builder know how to apply the science so that you continue to feel good as your home ages?Above Board Carpentry has extensive experience and training applying Building Science to construction projects.#passivehouse #buildingisascience #Passivhaus #netzerohome #netzeroready #aboveboardcarpentry ... See MoreSee Less
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We would be happy to talk with you about your project, see your location, or start a conversation about what your next steps could be.

We look forward to hearing from you; just fill out the form below and we will be in touch within one business day.