cabinetmaker

noun
cab·​i·​net·​mak·​er | \ ˈkab-nit-ˌmā-kər , ˈka-bə-\

Definition of cabinetmaker

: a skilled woodworker who makes fine furniture

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cabinetmaking \ ˈkab-​nit-​ˌmā-​kiŋ , ˈka-​bə-​ \ noun

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At the behest of the couple and their interior-designer friend Jacques Grange, French cabinetmaker Pierre Poulain built the cottage in the late 1980s in the style of a Russian country house, or dacha. Tim Gavan, WSJ, "Yves Saint Laurent’s Unapologetically Luxurious Cabin in the Woods," 7 Sep. 2018 The original doll house was made by a cabinetmaker in France, and is currently on display in room 2.20 of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The True Story Behind the Cabinet House in The Miniaturist," 10 Sep. 2018 For years, Christian Bozarth thought Carl the cabinetmaker was his dad. Jill Tucker, SFChronicle.com, "A cabinetmaker, a dead bar owner, a lounge singer, an uncle and, finally, a dad," 15 June 2018 The cabinetmakers here were mostly Quakers, so the proportions and scale have an unembellished strength that speaks to you in a different way than a fancy New York side chair would. Douglas Brenner, House Beautiful, "John Peixinho on How He Transformed a One-Room Schoolhouse Into a Home," 5 Feb. 2015 Custom Goose Gear, run by Brian Fulton, a cabinetmaker by trade, offers a number of different drawer systems for trucks, Toyota 4Runners, and Jeeps. Jakob Schiller, Outside Online, "Why You Need Drawers for Your Truck," 12 June 2018 His father, Aniello, was a cabinetmaker, and his mother, Carmela (Iovino) Pintauro, was a homemaker. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Joe Pintauro, Playwright Who Had Been a Priest, Dies at 87," 6 June 2018 The plan is to bring jobs back to the area by filling the space with cabinetmakers, small bakers, or similar craft businesses. Howard Schneider, The Christian Science Monitor, "As US jobs market grows, cities look to support those left behind," 9 May 2018 The skill and experience of LDV's workers — who include welders, carpenters, cabinetmakers, electricians and plumbers — are all-important, given that a large share of the company’s work is for vehicles packed with complex communications technology. Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Custom specialty vehicles, from mobile command centers to trucks for Snap-on dealers, generate solid growth for LDV," 19 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of cabinetmaker

1681, in the meaning defined above

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cabinetmaker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cabinetmaker

: a person who makes fine wooden furniture

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