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Where is the Carpenters Guild? The Carpentry Guild is Located in Gridania, and is Headed by Beatin, who is pictured above.
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If you’re new to crafting, you might want to check out Crafting General Guide / FAQ first, and our Crafting General Levelling Guide.

What do carpenters craft?

Battlecraft Gear
Lancer Arms (Lance)
Archers Arms (Bow)
Caster Shield (THM,CNJ, WHM, BLM)

Tradecraft Gear
Goldsmiths Grinding Wheel (Off-Hand)
Weavers Spinning Wheel (Off-Hand)
Crafting Boots

Fieldcraft Gear
Fishing Rod (Main Hand)

Components used by other crafting classes
Lumber

What classes should be Carpenters?

Lancers (Dragoon), and Archers (Bard) benefit most from being a Carpenter. Carpentry is pretty narrow for non-conjurers, but they do craft many important pieces (9 arms-type gear). Lumber is also used by alot of other crafting classes.

Again, every crafting class benefits / relies on other crafting classes for components, so it’s never truly useless to train Carpentry(or all crafting classes)

Carpentry skills

Every Crafting (Disciple of Hand) class has 14 skills, 11 of which are common among all of them, while three are unique to each class. Below are the Carpentry only skills.

Name
 
Level
Cost
 
Rumination15FreeRemoves inner quiet effect and resotres CP proportional to the number of times control was increased.
Brand Of Wind3715 CPIncreases progress. Progress doubles when recipe affinity is Wind.
Efficiency: 100%(200%)
Success Rate: 90%
Byregot's Blessing5024 CPIncreases Quality.
Efficiency: 100% plus 20% for each bonus to control granted by Inner Quiet
Success Rate: 70%

Carpenter Skill Discussion

Rumination: Very good. More CP is always good, because it keeps you going, and gives you more options. You’re almost always going to use Masters Mend after this.

Brand of Wind: Like any ‘brand’ skill, this is almost always better than any generic synthesis skill. As a cross-class skill, this of course depends on the element of the item you’re crafting. Use it if you the item you’re crafting is ice element. (Determined by shard used?)

Byregot’s Blessing: At 3 bonuses from inner quiet, this becomes the strongest quality raising skill. The best time to use this is obviously after you have stacked more than 3 bonuses from Inner Quiet. It starts getting bonkers after that.

All in all, the carpentry skill set is strong. Both unique skills revolve around inner quiet, and are very useful. They’re better off when crafting items with an extreme quality bar. Brand of Wind is, just like any brand, useful when applicable.

Carpenter Levelling Guide

We suggest starting crafting by levelling all crafting classes to 15 at once. Class specific levelling guides coming soon!

Summary

  • Not big on variety.
  • Carpentry is most beneficial Lancers and Archers.
  • Carpenters unique skills are good, but require practice to use well. (Byregot’s Blessing is amazing)

Check out our other crafting class guides:
Alchemist | Armorsmith | Blacksmith | Carpenter | Culinarian | Goldsmith | Leatherworker | Weaver

For now, I guess that’s it! We will be working on class specific levelling guides, and other advanced information like most common materials used and so on. Please subscribe if you don’t want to miss out!

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