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How to use carpentry in a sentence
Jon Lorsch, director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health, described the innovation in terms of “molecular carpentry.”Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to duo who made a tool to build molecules in an environmentally friendly way | Frances Stead Sellers | October 6, 2021 | Washington Post
By contrast, I recently had to google simple carpentry terms while editing a story about a couple of guys who raised a cabin in the woods.I’d Never Made Anything in My Life. Then My Dad Sent Me a Saw. | aweinberg | August 18, 2021 | Outside Online
He had completed a carpentry program and done a lot of work around the house, building a floor for the shed and learning from his mother’s new boyfriend how to work on cars.What Philadelphia Reveals About America’s Homicide Surge | by Alec MacGillis, photography by Hannah Price/Magnum Photos, special to ProPublica | July 30, 2021 | ProPublica
On March 29, he asked his mom to print out his résumé and carpentry certificate and then headed to nearby Philadelphia Mills mall with some friends, to get an outfit from Dickies for work.What Philadelphia Reveals About America’s Homicide Surge | by Alec MacGillis, photography by Hannah Price/Magnum Photos, special to ProPublica | July 30, 2021 | ProPublica
Yet the ultimate fate of the Saratoga Springs, New York, resident who loved music, carpentry and his wife, Anne, is mired in a mystery that begins almost exactly where his autobiography ended.
There were young men educated in foreign tongues, but few in carpentry or in mechanical or architectural drawing.College Must Be More Than Just a Classy Trade School | Michael S. Roth | August 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She often worked multiple jobs at a time, including tutoring, carpentry, mowing highways, waiting tables, and clerking.
Learning a skill like carpentry is an important therapeutic element, according to Moratti.
The various modes adopted for resting and fixing the ends of joists on walls are treated in the article carpentry.
In this field, as in "carpentry," I do not find any guide which is adapted to teach the boy the fundamentals of mechanics.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
The two men spent afternoons together on the land or in the loft doing carpentry, when it rained.Sons and Lovers | David Herbert Lawrence
This call for assistance came from a small house, poorly constructed by those who had little skill in the art of carpentry.In The Saddle | Oliver Optic
The following trades are taught: domestic science and domestic art, carpentry, wood-turning, machinery and blacksmithing.
British Dictionary definitions for carpentry
the art or technique of working wood
the work produced by a carpenter; woodwork
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