Carpenter - Charpentier

Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of Jacob, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him. Mark 6:3

Jesus was locally known as the carpenter.

At that time, the walls of the common houses were made of cob of one to two levels, and the flat roofs were made of simple planks, rafters, and battens, with no need for mastery of cutting or adjusting the pieces of wood.

A carpenter, on the other hand, was making wood pieces for the temple (Isa 44:13), was making boats, furniture, musical instruments (oud, lute, flute), and objects (locks) out of precise, fitted pieces of wood (

So Jesus was a designer who knew how to work with wood.