Definition of joinery in English:


Line breaks: join|ery
Pronunciation: /ˈʤɔɪnəri


[mass noun]
  • 1The wooden components of a building, such as stairs, doors, and door and window frames, viewed collectively: the timber is in demand for furniture and interior joinery
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    • That sensibility is inevitably - and necessarily manifest in the components and joinery of the building.
    • In this way it can help the owner of a property to get the right sort of windows, joinery or plaster finish on their building.
    • It boasts many original features including joinery, fireplaces, window boxes and timber ceilings.
  • 1.1The activity or skill of a joiner: he quickly mastered the techniques of joinery
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    • Trainees can specialize in two-year courses in joinery, metalwork, agricultural machinery maintenance, and construction skills.
    • A joiner by trade, Stuart has a lifelong passion for boating and has used his joinery skills to update parts of the former lifeboat.
    • He was looking for under-utilised joinery skills, a resourceful design team as well as local supplies of timber.

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