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The act, art, or trade of working with wood.

wood′work′er n.


(Crafts) a person who works in wood, such as a carpenter, joiner, or cabinet-maker


(ˈwʊdˌwɜr kər)

a worker in wood, as a carpenter, joiner, or cabinetmaker.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodworker - makes things out of woodwoodworker - makes things out of wood    
cabinetmaker, furniture maker - a woodworker who specializes in making furniture
carpenter - a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
joiner - a woodworker whose work involves making things by joining pieces of wood
splicer - a woodworker who joins pieces of wood with a splice
woodcarver, carver - makes decorative wooden panels
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The Art of Coloring Wood: A Woodworker's Guide to Understanding Dyes and Chemicals" by Brian Miller (who is a Professor of Wood Technology who teaches an actual course on coloring wood at Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA) is an instructional manual and guide for the woodworker looking to take their woodworking skills to a higher level of craftsmanship using chemicals and dyes instead of stains.
Doormaking: Materials, Techniques and Projects for Building Your First Door" by experienced woodworker Strother Purdy gathers all the information and guidance that both beginning and intermediate woodworkers need to be successful making their first door.
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Chainsaw Lumbermaking isn't for your average home crafter, but is a definite and unique pick for the woodworker who happens to own a few trees and who is interested in using chainsaw lumbermaking to turn trees into lumber and, then, projects.
You love being a woodworker because its creative and your work makes customers happy.
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After 43 years as a Nakashima woodworker (the first 15 of which he spent cutting the grass every Saturday), he is now the studio's foreman and longest serving carpenter.
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The new 1048 Woodworker II from Forrest Manufacturing, has more teeth and a higher bevel than the original 40-tooth.
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