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[ wood-wur-ker ]


  1. a worker worker in wood, as a carpenter, joiner, or cabinetmaker.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of woodworker1

First recorded in 1870–75; wood 1 + worker

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Example Sentences

Often woodworkers need to sand large areas, and the adjustable front handle helps keep the sander running smoothly as it is swept back and forth.

A hobbyist woodworker or commercial wood shop may also let you rummage through their offcuts for a suitable piece.

She immediately falls for Duncan, a woodworker so charming he’s bedded half the town.

These days, you don’t need to be a full woodworker to get the right tool for your home project.

A good woodworker always has his own glue pot and sees to it that it may be made ready for use on short notice.

This angle is not measured by the woodworker often, but is a matter of experience.

This is known as warping, and it is one of the troubles of the woodworker.

But woods differ in structure, and all fall short of the woodworker's ideal.

One of his schoolmates, the son of a woodworker, had seen his father use a bow-drill.


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