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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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Its reprint of a personal and craftsman's memoir returns a classic about Victorian England master carpentry to the shelves of any woodworking or crafts library, providing one man's intimate portrait of his crafting world and describing the working conditions and typical tasks of a nineteenth-century woodworker.
I am not a woodworker by any stretch of the imagination but I do appreciate sharp tools be they in my kitchen, shop, or greenhouse.
Trim Carpentry: Plan, Design, Install by woodworker and furniture maker Neal Barret is a hands-on guide to adding trimwork and molding to one's home to enhance value and attractiveness.
If skills standards can be developed and accepted by the wood-working community, overall skill levels in the workplace and the efficiency and effectiveness of woodworker training can be markedly improved.
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So he had the burly, gnarled hands of a woodworker, but he'd wear a little black house dress and a string of pearls.
The Handmade Skateboard: Design & Build a Custom Longboard, Cruiser, or Street Deck from Scratch is a fun, unique pick for any woodworker who holds an affection for skateboards, and offers up a definitive book that incorporates not just construction methods, but tips on its history and design.