- the act or art of making things of wood.
- pertaining to or used for shaping wood: woodworking tools.
Origin of woodworking
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Examples from the Web for woodworking
With woodworking, you start with an end product in mind, and reason your way backward to the raw wood.
Woodworking requires a completely different kind of thinking and problem-solving ability than writing.
With woodworking, each step has to justify the one that comes after.
The grindstone for woodworking tools is best when rather fine and soft.Handwork in Wood
Sixty boys have had the woodworking, and twenty the forging.
If the worker is not experienced in woodworking, some of the more simple joints will do.Mission Furniture
H. H. Windsor
They saw a few tools as if somebody had spent time in woodworking.Billie Bradley on Lighthouse Island
Janet D. Wheeler
The classes in woodworking are among the most important at the school.
- the process of working wood
- of, relating to, or used in woodworking
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