A man employed to do various kinds of work; a general-utility man; specifically, a skilled laborer who serves as assistant to a mechanic or artisan.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "handy-man" in a sentence
"Ever since getting out a few months back, he had been trying to get a job, but only seemed to be able to land day work and handy-man gigs that didn't pay much."
"Auto repair and maintenance, basic handy-man services, counseling, food, adult medical care, web site design and development, music (three piece band), invasive weed removal, custom framing, hand woven textiles."
"The notion of having a handy-man notice and then offer to come back and fix them for me is a luxury that was unlooked for."