From Middle English carpentrie, from Anglo-Normancarpenterie, from Old Northern French (compare French charpenterie). See carpenter.
Carpentry Sentence Examples
In 1907 the school had 813 students, of whom 313 were girls; it has an academic department, a business school and courses in domestic science, in farming, dairying and gardening, and in masonry, carpentry, painting, blacksmithing, waggonmaking, shoemaking, steam-fitting, printing and other trades.
I was temporarily encouraged when I saw it was stocked with carpentry tools; saws, hammers, nails, all potential weapons!
I learned plastering, carpentry, wiring the lot.
He has demonstrated a great aptitude for carpentry skills.
Boys ' were trained in small ' shops ' in the trades of bootmaking, tailoring, carpentry, baking and gardening.