handcraft

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hand·craft

 (hănd′krăft′)
n.
Variant of handicraft.
tr.v. (hănd-krăft′) hand·craft·ed, hand·craft·ing, hand·crafts
To fashion or make by hand.

hand·craft′er n.
hand′crafts′man·ship′, hand′craft′man·ship′ n.

handcraft

(ˈhændˌkrɑːft)
n
(Crafts) another word for handicraft
vb
(Crafts) (tr) to make by handicraft

hand•craft

(n. ˈhændˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft; v. -ˈkræft, -ˈkrɑft)

n. v.t.
2. to make (something) by manual skill.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English handcræft. See handicraft]

handcraft


Past participle: handcrafted
Gerund: handcrafting

Imperative
handcraft
handcraft
Present
I handcraft
you handcraft
he/she/it handcrafts
we handcraft
you handcraft
they handcraft
Preterite
I handcrafted
you handcrafted
he/she/it handcrafted
we handcrafted
you handcrafted
they handcrafted
Present Continuous
I am handcrafting
you are handcrafting
he/she/it is handcrafting
we are handcrafting
you are handcrafting
they are handcrafting
Present Perfect
I have handcrafted
you have handcrafted
he/she/it has handcrafted
we have handcrafted
you have handcrafted
they have handcrafted
Past Continuous
I was handcrafting
you were handcrafting
he/she/it was handcrafting
we were handcrafting
you were handcrafting
they were handcrafting
Past Perfect
I had handcrafted
you had handcrafted
he/she/it had handcrafted
we had handcrafted
you had handcrafted
they had handcrafted
Future
I will handcraft
you will handcraft
he/she/it will handcraft
we will handcraft
you will handcraft
they will handcraft
Future Perfect
I will have handcrafted
you will have handcrafted
he/she/it will have handcrafted
we will have handcrafted
you will have handcrafted
they will have handcrafted
Future Continuous
I will be handcrafting
you will be handcrafting
he/she/it will be handcrafting
we will be handcrafting
you will be handcrafting
they will be handcrafting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been handcrafting
you have been handcrafting
he/she/it has been handcrafting
we have been handcrafting
you have been handcrafting
they have been handcrafting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been handcrafting
you will have been handcrafting
he/she/it will have been handcrafting
we will have been handcrafting
you will have been handcrafting
they will have been handcrafting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been handcrafting
you had been handcrafting
he/she/it had been handcrafting
we had been handcrafting
you had been handcrafting
they had been handcrafting
Conditional
I would handcraft
you would handcraft
he/she/it would handcraft
we would handcraft
you would handcraft
they would handcraft
Past Conditional
I would have handcrafted
you would have handcrafted
he/she/it would have handcrafted
we would have handcrafted
you would have handcrafted
they would have handcrafted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handcraft - a work produced by hand laborhandcraft - a work produced by hand labor  
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Verb1.handcraft - make something by hand; "We handcraft all our paper"
craft - make by hand and with much skill; "The artisan crafted a complicated tool"
Translations
käsityötehdä

handcraft

[ˈhændkrɑːft] VT (US) → hacer a mano
handcrafted productsproductos mpl artesanales
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