Joinery (noun)

  1. The work of a joiner, especially the creation and fitting together of wooden parts in a building or piece of furniture.
  2. The skill or technique of creating and fitting together joints in woodwork.


Late middle english: from joiner (see joiner) + -y.


  1. Joinery was once considered a highly specialized trade, requiring years of training and practice.
  2. Joinery involves cutting and shaping wood pieces to create precise joints and connections.
  3. Joinery is an essential component of furniture making, allowing the creation of strong, durable pieces.
  4. The joinery in this antique cabinet is a testament to the skill of the craftsman who made it.
  5. Modern technology has changed the way joinery is performed, but the basic principles remain the same.
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