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woodturning Syllabification: wood·turn·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odˌtərniNG/

Definition of woodturning in English:


The action of shaping wood with a lathe.
Example sentences
  • Basketmaking, woodturning, buttermaking and needlework are among the many craft and heritage practices on show during the day also.
  • He will exhibit a selection of woodcarvings and woodturning in Castlecomer Library until October 16.
  • During the day on Saturday, there is a display of traditional crafts in Gurteen village i.e. basket making, woodturning, butter making and many more.


Pronunciation: /-ˌtərnər/
Example sentences
  • A woodturner needs a lathe and some basic tools.
  • There are potters, goldsmiths, textile artists, glass workers, painters, sculptors, woodturners and more.
  • The work is mostly in native Irish hardwoods but some local woodturners use more exotic timber like the Pua Rosa and the Brazilian purple heart.
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