the craft or trade of a joiner.
woodwork made by a joiner.

1670–80; joiner + -y3 Unabridged
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joinery (ˈdʒɔɪnərɪ)
1.  the skill or craft of a joiner
2.  work made by a joiner

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Example sentences
Heavy timbers, spliced together with stress-bearing joinery, form the base and top of a wooden covered bridge.
The same considerations are involved in many types of timber joinery typical of covered bridge construction.
Underneath the sheathing, joinery of the truss wood members was both by notching and bolts.
After the joinery was completed, the tops of the stiles were cut to fit the curvature of the arch.
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