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

wood′work′er n.


(Crafts) the process of working wood
(Crafts) of, relating to, or used in woodworking


(ˈwʊdˌwɜr kɪŋ)

1. the act or art of working wood.
2. pertaining to or used for shaping wood.
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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