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

wood′work′er n.
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(Crafts) the process of working wood
(Crafts) of, relating to, or used in woodworking
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(ˈwʊdˌwɜr kɪŋ)

1. the act or art of working wood.
2. pertaining to or used for shaping wood.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodworking - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of woodwoodworking - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
cabinetry, cabinetwork - the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
cabinetmaking, joinery - the craft of a joiner
stud - provide with or construct with studs; "stud the wall"
dado - cut a dado into or fit into a dado
dado - provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room"
articulate, joint - provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
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