The creative but practical part of us; the side of us which tends to create with old ideas and attitudes (the wood) but which perhaps is not very radical; sometimes the self. See Christ under archetypes.
The appearance of a carpenter in a dream may suggest that you arc ready to build something new in your life or make an addition to your present plan for the future. He may come to help you make some changes in your thinking patterns in order to construct a new attitude about yourself or your life.
A carpenter may appear to represent Jesus and his salvation.
One who builds up others; see “construction”
To dream about being a carpenter suggests that you are dealing with difficulties. On the contrary, it also indicates that you should alter your way of thinking or change the way you behave.
A carpenter in a dream represents a teacher or an educator. Seeing a carpenter in a dream also means curbing off the intentions of hypocrites and obliging them to comply with what is correct. Constructing a canoe in a dream means travels. Building a water-wheel in a dream means profits from real estate, building a mill in a dream means disputes. Fixing a door latch in a dream means marriage or children. Building a plow in a dream means farming. (Also see Construction worker)
A man who subdues people. He has great influential powers.
See Wood. Architect, builder of the roof— in other words, consciousness, intellect, and the mind. One who builds knowledge and awareness.
To see a carpenter, or dream that you are a carpenter, is a very good dream symbol. It implies that you are confronting and overcoming your obstacles, and that you will have love, respect and happiness.
To see workmen busily engaged is a sign that you will overcome your difficulties.
1. Able to overcome obstacles.
2. Carefully view one’s life with a critical eye (how did one build it?).
To watch a carpenter at work denotes the need for diligent application to your own occupation if you wish to succeed.
Dreams of a carpenter symbolize your ability to take life into your own hands and create your life the way you want it to be. Generally these dreams are calling you to enjoy fully the abundance that surrounds you. Consider the feeling tone of this dream, it may be showing you that you are hammering, controlling and pushing too hard to get the results you desire.
To see carpenters at their labor, foretells you will engage in honest endeavors to raise your fortune, to the exclusion of selfish pastime or so-called recreation.