joinery

noun
join·​ery | \ ˈjȯi-nə-rē How to pronounce joinery (audio) , ˈjȯin-rē \

Definition of joinery

1 : work done by a joiner
2 : the art or trade of a joiner

Examples of joinery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Arts & Crafts style interior features dark brown wood floors, timber joinery and bench-tops and tons of thoughtful touches. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 3 Aug. 2022 The firm, founded in 1969, designs and fits bespoke joinery for luxury cruise liners, commercial office spaces, theme park attractions and five-star hotels. Mike Dojc, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 The main salon combines walnut joinery, black glass and black lacquer finishes, with floor-to-ceiling windows and custom furniture. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 24 Jan. 2022 Other islands have been detailed to look like furniture, with meticulous joinery in the woodwork. Sam Cochran, Bon Appétit, 15 Jan. 2022 After that, the only part of the process left is the trim and joinery. Jennifer Castenson, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021 The facility also offers classes in woodworking, joinery, knife making, weaving and more — open to all. Washington Post, 29 June 2021 The facility also offers classes in woodworking, joinery, knife making, weaving and more — open to all. Washington Post, 29 June 2021 The facility also offers classes in woodworking, joinery, knife making, weaving and more — open to all. Washington Post, 29 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of joinery

1678, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of joinery was in 1678

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joiner work

joinery

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Last Updated

7 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Joinery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joinery. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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