Have a Merry Christmas all of you! Looking forward to seeing you again in 2014!
Our idea was that maybe a carpenter is more or less a Zimmermann in German and a joiner is a Tischler. This is confirmed by a discussion I’ve read on english-test.net. However, many of those who write contributions in these forums stress that the two terms overlap. See: What’s the difference between Carpentry and Joinery? Enjoy this here! 🙂