cab·​i·​net·​mak·​er | \-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of cabinetmaker 

: a skilled woodworker who makes fine furniture

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cabinetmaking \ -​ˌmā-​kiŋ \ noun

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For years, Christian Bozarth thought Carl the cabinetmaker was his dad. Jill Tucker,, "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 She was born in Florence, where her father was a cabinetmaker and part of the anti-fascist resistance during World War II. Dwight Garner, New York Times, "The Life of Oriana Fallaci, Guerrilla Journalist," 16 Oct. 2017 Much of the exhibition shows jobs that are distinct and often prideful: barber, gardener, barbecue pit master, cabinetmaker, welder. Noah Weiland, New York Times, "National Portrait Gallery Exhibition Celebrates Workers," 25 Oct. 2017

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1681, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cabinetmaker was in 1681

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: a person who makes fine wooden furniture

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