Origin of carpentry
Examples from the Web for carpentry
Contemporary Examples of carpentry
There were young men educated in foreign tongues, but few in carpentry or in mechanical or architectural drawing.College Must Be More Than Just a Classy Trade School
Michael S. Roth
August 30, 2014
She often worked multiple jobs at a time, including tutoring, carpentry, mowing highways, waiting tables, and clerking.From Hero to Homeless: Tara Dixon’s Story
July 4, 2013
Learning a skill like carpentry is an important therapeutic element, according to Moratti.
Historical Examples of carpentry
Wood-working, of which the principal branch is carpentry—turning and carving occupying a minor place.
Their day has been devoted to farming, carpentry, blacksmithing, or some other trade.The Red Man's Continent
Their carpentry extends to the building and repairing of prows, and the erecting of a hut.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
They are connected by a wooden bridge of one span,—an ingenious piece of carpentry, and frequently called the Mathematical Bridge.
He had taken possession of the carpentry room in the cottage, and was working away at the joiner's bench.For the School Colours
late 14c., carpentrie, from Old French carpenterie, charpenterie "carpentry" (Modern French charpenterie), from Latin carpentaria (fabrica) "carriage-maker's (workshop);" see carpenter.