Mission Statement:  To work with an owner or tenant to create the vision they hold within a budget they can handle on a schedule that is realistic. Do all this and become close friends in the process.

Motto:  Good work needs no explanation.

Russell Parks has been a carpenter for over 35 years. Trained both in the classroom and in the field, he was an apprentice carpenter for four years. After working with his brother on public work projects and other commercial projects in the Seattle area, Russell started A Carpenter in 2001 to focus on residential projects.

Since then Russell has specialized in renovation and remodel work in the residential arena. For the last decade he has focused on kitchens and bathrooms. He enjoys working with a homeowner to bring their vision to reality. This is accomplished by listening to the client and helping create a plan that is possible within their budget.