woodworking

[woo d-wur-king]
adjective
  1. pertaining to or used for shaping wood: woodworking tools.

Origin of woodworking

First recorded in 1870–75; wood1 + working
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Contemporary Examples of woodworking

  • With woodworking, you start with an end product in mind, and reason your way backward to the raw wood.

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    Joshua Foer: How I Write

    Noah Charney

    January 16, 2013

  • Woodworking requires a completely different kind of thinking and problem-solving ability than writing.

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    Joshua Foer: How I Write

    Noah Charney

    January 16, 2013

  • With woodworking, each step has to justify the one that comes after.

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    Joshua Foer: How I Write

    Noah Charney

    January 16, 2013

Historical Examples of woodworking


British Dictionary definitions for woodworking

woodworking

noun
  1. the process of working wood
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or used in woodworking
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