Woodworking

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Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (cabinetry and furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning.wikipedia
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Wood carving

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Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (cabinetry and furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning.
Wood carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool (knife) in one hand or a chisel by two hands or with one hand on a chisel and one hand on a mallet, resulting in a wooden figure or figurine, or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object.

Woodworking joints

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Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (cabinetry and furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning.
Joinery is a part of woodworking that involves joining together pieces of wood or lumber, to produce more complex items.

Woodturning

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Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (cabinetry and furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning.
Woodturning tools must be sharpened more frequently than other edged woodworking tools to maintain a clean cut because the wood passes at great speed.

Carpentry

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Woodworking is the activity or skill of making items from wood, and includes cabinet making (cabinetry and furniture), wood carving, joinery, carpentry, and woodturning.
Union carpenters in the United States, that is, members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, are required to pass a skills test to be granted official journeyman status, but uncertified professional carpenters may also be known as journeymen based on their skill level, years of experience, or simply because they support themselves in the trade and not due to any certification or formal woodworking education.

Bow drill

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Commonly used woodworking tools included axes, adzes, chisels, pull saws, and bow drills.
With time it was adapted to woodworking and other tasks requiring drilling, such as dentistry.

Adze

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Commonly used woodworking tools included axes, adzes, chisels, pull saws, and bow drills.
Adzes are used for smoothing or carving wood in hand woodworking.

Mortise and tenon

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Mortise and tenon joints are attested from the earliest Predynastic period.
Woodworkers around the world have used it for thousands of years to join pieces of wood, mainly when the adjoining pieces connect at right angles.

Wood veneer

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Ancient Egyptians invented the art of veneering and used varnishes for finishing, though the composition of these varnishes is unknown.
In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood and sometimes bark, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch), that typically are glued onto core panels (typically, wood, particle board or medium-density fiberboard) to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of furniture.

Chisel

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Commonly used woodworking tools included axes, adzes, chisels, pull saws, and bow drills.
A gouge (one type of chisel) serves to carve small pieces from the material, particularly in woodworking, woodturning and sculpture.

James Krenov

James Krenov (October 31, 1920 – September 9, 2009) was a woodworker and studio furnituremaker.

Tage Frid

Tage Frid (30 May 1915 – 4 May 2004) was a Danish-born woodworker, educator and author who influenced the development of the studio furniture movement in the United States.

Wood grain

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Woods are typically sorted into three basic types: hardwoods typified by tight grain and derived from broadleaf trees, softwoods from coniferous trees, and man-made materials such as plywood and MDF.
Perhaps the most important physical aspect of wood grain in woodworking is the grain direction or slope (e.g. against the grain).

George Nakashima

George Katsutoshi Nakashima (中島勝寿 Nakashima Katsutoshi, May 24, 1905 – June 15, 1990) was an American woodworker, architect, and furniture maker who was one of the leading innovators of 20th century furniture design and a father of the American craft movement.

Alexander Grabovetskiy

Alexander Grabovetskiy (born July 4, 1973) is a Russian-American Master wood carver.

Rosanne Somerson

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Rosanne Somerson (born June 21, 1954) is an American-born woodworker, furniture designer/maker, educator, and current President of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

Jere Osgood

Jere Osgood (born 1936) is a studio furniture maker and teacher of furniture and woodworking.

Tommy Mac (carpenter)

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Thomas J. MacDonald (born June 18, 1966), known as Tommy Mac, is a U.S. carpenter and woodworker and former host of the public television series Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac.

David J. Marks

David J. Marks is a woodworker living in Santa Rosa, California.

History of wood carving

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Wooden spears from the Middle Paleolithic, such as the Clacton Spear, reveal how humans have engaged in utilitarian woodwork for millennia.

Paul Sellers

He moved to the US in 1984 and quickly became noted for his ability in traditional woodworking.

Saw

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Commonly used woodworking tools included axes, adzes, chisels, pull saws, and bow drills.

Lath art

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Lath art is a form of woodworking folk art for making rustic pictures out of strips out of old "lath" from "plaster and lath" walls.

Timber framing

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Hewing this with broadaxes, adzes, and draw knives and using hand-powered braces and augers (brace and bit) and other woodworking tools, artisans or framers could gradually assemble a building.

Workbench (woodworking)

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A workbench is a table used by woodworkers to hold workpieces while they are worked by other tools.

Sal Maccarone

In 1990 his woodwork, and sculpture at the Tenaya Lodge in Yosemite was featured first in the Fresno Bee newspaper, and then on the KGPE CBS TV47 program, Eye on the Valley.