wood·​craft ˈwu̇d-ˌkraft How to pronounce woodcraft (audio)
: skill and practice in anything relating to the woods and especially in maintaining oneself and making one's way in the woods
: skill in shaping or constructing articles from wood

Examples of woodcraft in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For their 2022 holiday windows, Bergdorf Goodman is celebrating artisans with a series of colorful windows dedicated to different skills of craftspeople including woodcraft, dress-making, paper sculpture, mosaic, papier-mâché, metal craft, and scrapbooking. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 5 Dec. 2022 Around the same time, community organizations, such as the Junior League of Dallas, started volunteering their time to entertain young patients and support the medical efforts with music therapy and art, sewing and woodcraft instruction, laying the groundwork for a holistic approach to care. Dallas News, 4 May 2021 Handmade crafts, artwork, photography, jewelry, woodcraft, soft sculpture, lotions and soaps, candy, holiday floral arrangements and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 29 Sep. 2022 Which is to say that these are not even remotely camping and woodcraft manuals. Verlyn Klinkenborg, The Atlantic, 21 July 2022 Over 200 crafters with unique items including jewelry, baby items, woodcraft, candles, dips, seasonings, apparel. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 31 Oct. 2021 The curriculum is expansive: Kokrobritey offers programs in fashion/textile, household product design, woodcraft, welding, glass recycling, jewelry making and beauty/skin-care product development, to name a few. Paula Rogo, Vogue, 3 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of woodcraft was in the 14th century

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“Woodcraft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodcraft. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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wood·​craft -ˌkraft How to pronounce woodcraft (audio)
: knowledge about the woods and how to take care of oneself in them
: skill in working with or making things of wood

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