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carpenter

a person skilled in woodwork, esp in buildings, ships, etc.

Carpenter

John Alden. 1876--1951, US composer, who used jazz rhythms in orchestral music: his works include the ballet Skyscrapers (1926) and the orchestral suite Adventures in a Perambulator (1915)

Carpenter

A craftsperson who is skilled in the transformation of lumber into framing and enclosing a structure.
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Remodelers who have carved out this path have shaped it to their companies' needs, bringing newbies along and nurturing homegrown lead carpenters, project managers, and even vice presidents.
rarely hires lead carpenters from outside the company.
The Carpenters navigated around that setback when the father, Scott Carpenter, signed over the lease to the Westlake condominium to his ex-wife.
Hurley was noncommittal when asked whether he's completely closed the book on the ordeal, and the Carpenters aren't sure it's over, either.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA), Metropolitan Regional Council of Philadelphia and Vicinity, today announced that Edward Coryell, the organization's Executive Secretary-Treasurer and Business Manager, will serve another year as President of the Pennsylvania State Council of Carpenters.
We want our carpenters to love their craft and not get bogged down in administration," says David Amundson, owner of TreHus Builders.
The Carpenters, who originally submitted papers to transfer from Newbury Park in early February before Rudy enrolled at Westlake for the spring semester, are frustrated the process has taken so long, forcing him to miss much of the varsity baseball season.
The musical story of the Carpenters, one of the most popular groups in pop history, has been updated and expanded with the four-CD set "Carpenters: The Essential Collection 1965-1997" (A&M/UME), released October 22, 2002.
The Carpenters hope their change of residence complies with Southern Section rules, but it will be complicated by Scott Carpenter's divorce from Rudy's mother, who still lives in Newbury Park and shares custody of the boy.
Sweeney, BusinessWeek reports in it's online edition that the 500,000-member United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) has pulled out of the labor federation today.
The Carpenters were married in Milwaukee in 1937, and moved shortly afterward to Sacramento.
Once dismissed as a chief purveyor of banal pap, Carpenter is now considered the easy-listening Kurt Cobain by pop revisionists who claim the pristine perfection of Carpenters hits like ``Top of the World'' and ``(They Long to Be) Close to You'' reveals something of the late singer's tragic personal life.