Carpenter’s Tools

  • RAW Cost: 8gp
  • RAW Weight: 6lbs
  • Items: Ruler, Framing Square, Nails, Clamp, Chisel, Knife, Framing Hammer, Level, Saw
  • Crafting Restrictions: Requires a workshop.
  • Mundane Item Crafting: Shields, Laminar Armor (wooden ring mail), Bucket, Chest, Ladder, Portable Ram, and Vehicles.
  • Magic Item Crafting: None
  • Artwork Creation: Can create high quality furnishings such as tables and desks.
  • QA Artwork Bonus: Time to find a buyer is cut in half.
  • Structure Building: One of the core toolkits used when creating structures.
  • Adventuring Utility: Can be granted bonuses when interacting with objects created via carpentry.

Default Blueprints

Coming out of carpentry school gives each graduate with a set of skills that are widely useful.  They can make the following items:

  • Shields
  • Laminar armor
  • Buckets
  • Chests
  • Ladders
  • Portable rams
  • Vehicles (carts)
  • Common tools

Skill Usage

  • History: This tool proficiency aids you in identifying the use and the origin of wooden buildings and other large wooden objects.
  • Investigation: You gain additional insight when inspecting areas within wooden structures, because you know tricks of construction that can conceal areas from discovery.
  • Perception: You can spot irregularities in wooden walls or floors, making it easier to find trap doors and secret passages.
  • Stealth: You can quickly assess the weak spots in a wooden floor, making it easier to avoid the places that creak and groan when they’re stepped on.
  • Fortify: With 1 minute of work and raw materials, you can make a door or window harder to force open. Increase the DC needed to open it by 5.
  • Temporary Shelter: As part of a long rest, you can construct a lean-to or a similar shelter to keep your group dry and in the shade for the duration of the rest. Because it was fashioned quickly from whatever wood was available, the shelter collapses 1d3 days after being assembled.

Carpenter’s Tools Basic Skill Use Difficulty Table

Build a simple wooden structure10
Design a complex wooden structure15
Find a weak point in a wooden wall15
Pry apart a door20


For much of the crafting for this skill set and tools, just use the Mundane Crafting rules unless there is something specific that the character wishes to create outside of the normal things.