Building & Renovating

10 Filipino Carpentry Terms that You Need to Know

Need to hire a carpenter? Familiarize yourself with these common terms to avoid miscommunication

When constructing a new home, miscommunication can often cause problems. Your carpenter might tell you: “Habulin na lang sa palitada yan,” and you have no idea what it means. Let these 10 common terms help and guide you.

Main photo by Jun Pinzon.

Read the original article ("Say What?") in the May 2005 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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