Mick Murphy (he's Mr. May's man) did most of the carpentering, but we boys helped.
"I can do that—when I am able to go at carpentering again," put in Mr. Thompson.
Sybil begins with odd jobs of carpentering, and becomes an artist so woodwork.
When your carpentering is completed, the whole case must be stained to your taste.
Then one day he had a message from Ben to know if he would come there and do some carpentering.
I never worked in de mines but I did all sorts of carpentering for them.
I always had a fancy for carpentering, and was handy with tools.
I taught blacksmithing, carpentering, and mechanical drawing.
The Commandant, also, was passionately fond of carpentering, so we worked together at our lathes as if for a wager.
"Edna is very much taken up with her carpentering," he went on.
"wood-worker," c.1300 (attested from early 12c. as a surname), from Anglo-French carpenter, Old North French carpentier (Old French and Modern French charpentier), from Late Latin (artifex) carpentarius "wagon (maker)," from Latin carpentum "wagon, two-wheeled carriage, cart," from Gaulish, from Old Celtic *carpentom (cf. Old Irish carpat, Gaelic carbad "carriage"), probably related to Gaulish karros (see car).
Also from the Late Latin word are Spanish carpentero, Italian carpentiero. Replaced Old English treowwyrhta, literally "tree-wright." German Zimmermann "carpenter" is from Old High German zimbarman, from zimbar "wood for building, timber," cognate with Old Norse timbr (see timber). First record of carpenter bee is from 1844.
an artificer in stone, iron, and copper, as well as in wood (2 Sam. 5:11; 1 Chr. 14:1; Mark 6:3). The tools used by carpenters are mentioned in 1 Sam. 13:19, 20; Judg. 4:21; Isa. 10:15; 44:13. It was said of our Lord, "Is not this the carpenter's son?" (Matt. 13:55); also, "Is not this the carpenter?" (Mark 6:3). Every Jew, even the rabbis, learned some handicraft: Paul was a tentmaker. "In the cities the carpenters would be Greeks, and skilled workmen; the carpenter of a provincial village could only have held a very humble position, and secured a very moderate competence."