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  • On occasion she's been an administrative assistant and a carpenter's helper.

    MIND MELD: What Book Introduced You to Fantasy?

  • Had it been my machine I'd have operated it with a carpenter's hammer.

    THE BRAIN MERCHANT

  • I'm pretty sure that, thanks to the inside dope they offered me, my novella gives readers a generally accurate view of the goings-on at Monogram Studios during its glory days -- what the assistant director worried about, where the cast ate lunch, how the carpenter's strike affected the industry, that sort of thing.

    Interview: James Morrow on 'Shambling Towards Hiroshima'

  • It is rather shuddery, however, to speculate on the terrible assortment of cutting, gouging, jabbing and slashing weapons with which the mutineers are able to equip themselves from the carpenter's shop.

    CHAPTER XLIV

  • Before our decks were swept again I could make out the carpenter's emergency repairs.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • Struggle as he would, he could not lift himself until the mate, gripping his oilskin at the collar, with one hand flung him through the air into the carpenter's arms.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • Even though the moral of the story is anti-materialist -- the evil treasure-hunting tycoon dies because he fails to remember that Jesus came as a humble carpenter's son -- the camera lingers lovingly on the gleaming gold of the false Grails.

    The New York Public Library: All That Is Godly Must Glitter

  • It was strange to her to be looking at this person, this adult woman where a funny-looking and mousy half-Aztec carpenter's daughter should be.

    X, Chapter 2: Min

  • "Imagine having this carpenter's level inside you," she told Vanity Fair.

    Neglected Girl Who Raised a First Lady, Secretary of State

  • This show features work done using another technique he invented which was far less successful, called "fresco painting," created with a mixture of tempera paint and carpenter's glue.

    Boing Boing

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