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Craftsman versus Tradesman

The terms craftsman and tradesman are often used interchangeably, but there is a subtle difference in their meanings.

A tradesman is a skilled worker who is trained in a particular trade or craft, such as carpentry, plumbing, or electrical work. Tradesmen typically receive formal training through an apprenticeship or vocational program and use their skills to perform specific tasks within their trade.

A craftsman, on the other hand, is a skilled worker who not only has technical expertise in a particular trade but also has a high level of artistic or creative ability. Craftsmen take pride in their work and often produce goods or services of exceptional quality, often using traditional methods or techniques that have been passed down through generations.

While both tradesmen and craftsmen require a high level of skill and training, craftsmen often have a more artistic or creative approach to their work and may focus more on creating unique, high-quality products or services, while tradesmen are typically focused on performing specific tasks or functions within their trade.

At TBL, we believe we are craftsmen with the proven skills to address your need, but applied with a creative lens to ensure we exceed your expectations.

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