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woodwork:

see carpentrycarpentry,
trade concerned with constructing wood buildings, the wooden portions of buildings, or the temporary timberwork used during the construction of buildings. It comprises the larger and more structural aspects of woodwork, rather than the delicate assembling, which is
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; furniturefurniture,
properly such movables as chairs, tables, and beds; it is extended to include draperies, rugs, mirrors, lamps, and other furnishings. In its gradual evolution from periods of earliest civilization, the history of furniture parallels the progress of culture.
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; intarsiaintarsia
or tarsia,
properly a form of wood inlaying. The term is sometimes applied to inlays of other materials such as ivory and metal. It is differentiated from marquetry by the basic veneering process of the latter.
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; marquetrymarquetry
, branch of cabinetwork in which a decorative surface of wood or other substance is glued to an object on a single plane. Unlike inlaying, in which the secondary material is sunk into portions of a solid ground cut out to receive it, the technique of marquetry applies
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; veneerveneer
, thin leaf of wood applied with glue to a panel or frame of solid wood. The art of veneer developed with early civilization. It produces richly grained effects cheaply and is used also on structural parts that must be cut with the grain for strength.
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; wood carvingwood carving,
as an art form, includes any kind of sculpture in wood, from the decorative bas-relief on small objects to life-size figures in the round, furniture, and architectural decorations.

The woods used vary greatly in hardness and grain.
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woodwork

Work produced by the carpenter’s and joiner’s art, generally applied to parts of objects or structures in wood rather than the complete structure.

woodwork

the art, craft, or skill of making things in wood; carpentry
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Hollywood Woodwork was selected to manufacture, finish and install wood cabinetry, wood and metal trim, decking and wall accents in the interior of many of the hotel's private rooms and public areas.
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Robinson and Steven Jennings both hit the woodwork in the second period and Chris Dagnall and Alex Hay brought good saves from keeper Mark Paston.
For every show we come right out of the woodwork where you didn't even know that many of us existed in one town.