Carpentry

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Carpentry Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

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  • the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

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Carpentry Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A carpenter is a person who works with wood. They can make cabinets, build houses, or do other things with wood.

Carpenters usually make very good foremen (people who watch over a job) on larger jobs as they deal with so much of the project from ground up. Carpenters are always adding to their tools and always learning how to use the new tools, materials, and ways of working with wood.

Many carpenters will choose to focus their skills in one of two broad ranging categories. Rough carpenters will focus on building things that need to be simple and structural. This includes framing for houses, or crates for shipping. Finish carpenters will focus on things that are detailed and artistic. For example they can be furniture builders, cabinet makers or toy makers. Wood carvers are sometimes counted as carpenters.



Carpentry Sample Sentences in News


  • Carpentry students help to manage environmental sustainably
    Carpentry students from Bay of Plenty Polytechnic have set up a mock site, to showcase managing building sites in a more environmentally sustainable way, as part of an initiative set up by the Tauranga City Council. Read more on this news related to 'Carpentry'
  • Project teaches students to give back
    A class project at Assiniboine Community College has not only taught trades students important technical skills, but it’s also providing the students a lesson in giving back to the community. Students in carpentry, woodworking, plumbing and electrical courses teamed up to build a Habitat Read more on this news related to 'Carpentry'
  • Polytech to offer 'Katz Roadshow' carpentry clinic, April 2
    H. J. Opdyke Lumber Co. will host a free "Frame to Finish Carpentry Clinic" at Hunterdon County Polytech Career & Technical School in Flemington on Thursday, April 2. Read more on this news related to 'Carpentry'

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