James Pallister went straight into the carpentry trade after leaving school and his creativity and passion for the trade then saw him start Pallister Carpentry, now established for more than 30 years. James loves working with his hands and is a real perfectionist.

His wife Kate also joins him in the company, which is a local business based in Horsley and servicing the Illawarra region of NSW.

We work with a variety of materials and brands to ensure all work is of the highest quality, some of the brands we work with are Boral Timber, Plastamasta, Corinthian, Humes and Bluescope Steel.

Specialising in innovative design and construction, renovations and restorations, we tackle every project with a commitment to high quality workmanship, clear timelines and competitive rates.
James Pallister — Home Renovations in Illawarra, NSW
Services offered include:

• Residential carpentry
• Small building projects
• Pergolas
• Decks
• Renovations
• Bathrooms
• Windows
• Cupboards
We offer free no obligation consultations and quotes and will work with you to make your ideas and goals for your living spaces a reality. During our initial consultation we discuss budget and timelines to ensure we are clear on the brief.

Talk to us at Pallister Carpentry when you are ready to discuss your project, we aim to make the process as simple as possible.


Our work is warrented for 2 years from the date of completion for all defects and 6 years for major defects, as required under the Home Building Act 1989. Please note: warranty is void if the work has been altered or tampered with.