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cabinetmaking

[kab-uh-nit-mey-king] /ˈkæb ə nɪtˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the manufacture of fine furniture and other woodwork.
2.
the occupation or craft of a cabinetmaker.
Origin of cabinetmaking
1805-1815
1805-15; cabinet + making
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  • Often without capital to pursue his cabinetmaking he fell back on his aptitude for drawing, and gave lessons in design.

    Chats on Old Furniture Arthur Hayden
  • It was all that remained with him from his former occupation of cabinetmaking.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola

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