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One that makes tools, especially a skilled machinist trained in making and repairing tools and parts.

tool′mak′ing n.


(ˈtulˌmeɪ kər)

1. a machinist skilled in the building and reconditioning of tools, jigs, and related devices used in a machine shop.
2. one that fashions tools.
tool′mak`ing, n.
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Noun1.toolmaker - someone skilled in making or repairing toolstoolmaker - someone skilled in making or repairing tools
maker, shaper - a person who makes things


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