Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "carpentering" [car•pen•ter•ing]

  • Carpentry (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "carpentering" in a sentence
  • "There are shelters where the men can keep warm and there are periodical classes in carpentering, boot-making, leather-work, handloom-weaving, basket-work, sea-grass work, etc., etc.; the idea being that the men can make furniture and so forth, not for sale but for their own homes, getting tools free and materials cheaply."
  • "With regard to the arts treated of in the following pages, matters about which information is easily acquired -- such as carpentering, blacksmithing, turning, and the arts of the watchmaker -- have been left on one side."
  • "At first the old native sloyd occupations were followed, such as carpentering, turning, wood - carving, brush-making, book-binding, and work in copper and iron, but later the industrial element gave way to a well-organized course in educational tool work for boys from twelve to fifteen years of age, after the Finnish plan."