Definition of cabinetmaker
: a skilled woodworker who makes fine furniture
cabinetmakingplay \-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun
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Eric Broadley, a onetime cabinetmaker from Britain who became an acclaimed designer of racecars whose speedy creations won the Indianapolis 500 and numerous other events, died May 28 in Cambridge, England.
His father, who is retired, was a cabinetmaker in Bridgeport, Conn.
Concord Museum curator David Wood says the desk was made in 1838 by a cabinetmaker who charged Thoreau about a dollar.
Alvarez, who is thirty-six, was raised in Chile and Sweden, beginning his career as a cabinetmaker before pursuing a design degree at Konstfack, in Stockholm, and then a master’s at the Royal College of Art, in London.
Illustrating these strong ties, the ballgown section features a dress named Soirée Brillante, which Dior presented at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 1955 to coincide with an exhibition of pieces by leading 18th-century French cabinetmakers.
Maddox, an artist and cabinetmaker in Medford, Oregon, started playing with pulse jets eight years ago.
The terms now refer to classic American styles, but originally they were used to indicate a certain type of furniture designed by one of three well-known 18th century English cabinetmakers: Thomas Chippendale, George Hepplewhite and Thomas Sheraton.
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Definition of cabinetmaker for English Language Learners
: a person who makes fine wooden furniture
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