- a machinist skilled in the building and reconditioning of tools, jigs, and related devices used in a machine shop.
Origin of toolmaker
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Examples from the Web for tool-maker
The inventor employed a tool-maker who was the finest and best tool-maker I had ever seen.Edison, His Life and Inventions
Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
- a person who specializes in the production or reconditioning of precision tools, cutters, etc
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