Definition of woodworking in English:


Syllabification: wood·work·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odˌwərkiNG


The activity or skill of making things from wood.
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  • He said last year, somebody was talking about the woodworking I do.
  • While Nicholson found his calling in the pulpit, he also continued to put his woodworking to work for his congregation.
  • One could easily spend the best part of a weekend ambling through the village with its woodworking and weaving workshops.



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  • A master carpenter and woodworker, examples of his skills can be seen in many establishments in Rosses Point, Colm is very grateful for any help or support you can give.
  • There he worked as an ouvrier amongst many other German woodworkers and cabinetmakers in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, and in 1881 he married the daughter of the German owner of the hostelery he resided in.
  • However, those who worked mainly inside - the carpenters and woodworkers, plumbers, plasterers - all voted against by a clear majority.

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