shop-craft

shopcraft

[shop-kraft, -krahft]
noun
1.
any of various skilled trades involving maintenance or repair work, as metalworking or boilermaking, especially in the railroad industry.
2.
the members of any such trade.

Origin:
1685–95; shop + craft

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