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woodworking

[woo d-wur-king] /ˈwʊdˌwɜr kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or art of working, wood.
adjective
2.
pertaining to or used for shaping wood:
woodworking tools.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; wood1 + working
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British Dictionary definitions for woodworking

woodworking

/ˈwʊdˌwɜːkɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process of working wood
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or used in woodworking
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Encyclopedia Article for woodworking

carpentry

the art and trade of cutting, working, and joining timber. The term includes both structural timberwork in framing and items such as doors, windows, and staircases.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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