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Carpentry Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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. These things include framing for houses or crates for shipping. Finish carpenters will focus on things that are detailed and artistic. This can include things like furniture builders and toy makers. Wood carvers are sometimes counted as carpenters.

Carpentry Sample Sentences in News

  • UCOL Carpentry Students Know No Boundaries
    Certificate in Carpentry students have gained plenty of hands-on fence building experience recently – a whole 200 metres of it. Read more on this news related to 'Carpentry'
  • Bridgwater carpentry apprentice selected for national final
    MAX Kinchin, a carpentry apprentice from Bridgwater has been selected as a finalist in a national construction competition to be held at Birmingham’s NEC. Read more on this news related to 'Carpentry'
  • Chch carpentry apprentice wins national final
    Christchurch carpentry apprentice Tom Southen has been named the Registered Master Builders Carters 2014 Apprentice of the Year, following a demanding practical test in Auckland today which saw each apprentice building a children’s playhouse for charity. Read more on this news related to 'Carpentry'

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