Definition of joinery
1 : work done by a joiner
2 : the art or trade of a joiner
Recent Examples of joinery from the Web
Details reflect the chef, extending to the cypress bar’s brass joinery, glasses with thread-thin stems, and the occasional dish served in a Meiji-era bowl.
But for these goods, cost competes with craft, and work is hurried to meet buyers’ budgets and deadlines: delicate fretwork and subtle details are left out; complex traditional wood joinery is swapped for nails.
Services today range from the expected: woodwork and joinery manufacturing, carpentry and installation; to the surprising and unexpected: hardware, metalwork, specialty materials procurement and classical decoration.
Some of the Arts and Crafts style joinery in the Metroparks' Brecksville Nature Center including pegged joints on the diagonal braces between vertical post and horizontal beam.
Anything that wasn’t the most affordable option was immediately downgraded: finishes, joinery, landscaping.
Although there are a few angles and curves to cut, there's no fancy joinery -- everything's held together with corrosion-resistant deck screws.
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First Known Use of joinery
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Definition of joinery for English Language Learners
: the work done by a joiner (sense 2)
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