Machinist

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A machinist working on an airplane

A machinist is a person who uses tools to make or modify parts. A machinist can cut metal, plastic, wood, or other materials. Examples of machinists include electricians and carpenters. A machinist may be a man backstage in a theatre who operates trapdoors, flying machines, and other machines during the production of a theatrical work.