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woodwork: see carpentry; furniture; intarsia; marquetry; veneer; wood carving.

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  • furniture - furniture furniture, properly such movables as chairs, tables, and beds; it is extended to include ...
  • carpentry - carpentry carpentry, trade concerned with constructing wood buildings, the wooden portions of ...
  • veneer - veneer veneer , thin leaf of wood applied with glue to a panel or frame of solid wood. The art of ...
  • wood carving - wood carving wood carving, as an art form, includes any kind of sculpture in wood, from the ...
  • intarsia - intarsia intarsia or tarsia,properly a form of wood inlaying. The term is sometimes applied to ...

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