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cabinetmaker Syllabification: cab·i·net·mak·er
Pronunciation: /ˈkab(ə)nətˌmākər/

Definition of cabinetmaker in English:


A skilled joiner who makes furniture or similar high-quality woodwork.
Example sentences
  • Their grandfather and his brother, both skilled cabinetmakers and joiners, had been drafted in to save the Settle Folly when it was in danger of falling down.
  • Less exalted were the humble whittlers, and in between were joiners and cabinetmakers, who were the only woodworkers paid for their efforts.
  • In 1738 he employed two silverers, a beveler, a journeyman glass cutter, a sculptor, three cabinetmakers, a journeyman cabinetmaker, and a shop clerk.



Pronunciation: /ˈkab(ə)nətˌmākiNG/
Example sentences
  • Few examples of documented Napoleonic furniture retain such extensive original material or provide such detailed physical information for studying and understanding the arts of French Empire cabinetmaking and upholstering.
  • The college's five-quarter cabinetmaking and fine wood-working program prepare students for employment in cabinetmaking, furniture construction for luxury yachts.
  • He and his wife devoted many hours to the horticultural improvement of the local parish churchyard and shortly before retirement he took up cabinetmaking.

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