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Carpentry: The Art of Crafting with Precision and Skill Step into the world of carpentry, where creativity meets craftsmanship

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Workshop of a carpenter and joiner

Workshop of a carpenter and joiner
The workshop of a carpenter and joiner, with various activities taking place

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Blacksmiths outside their forge

Blacksmiths outside their forge
A superb photograph of six Blacksmiths and coachbuilders posing for a photograph outside their forge/workshop, each holding the tools of their trade

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Tools used in carpentry and joinery

Tools used in carpentry and joinery
Various tools used in carpentry and joinery, including a vice, saws, chisels, a plane, pliers, a compass and a hammer

Background imageCarpentry Collection: White Star Line pipe rack with drawers

White Star Line pipe rack with drawers
A wooden item, possibly a pipe rack, with two drawers, from the White Star Line cruise liner company

Background imageCarpentry Collection: National Union, Gas worker and General Labourers, 1889 (colour litho)

National Union, Gas worker and General Labourers, 1889 (colour litho)
XCF272232 National Union, Gas worker and General Labourers, 1889 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageCarpentry Collection: House carpenter planing a board on a bench

House carpenter planing a board on a bench. His workshop contains carpentry tools such as saws, hammer, chisel, as well as finished products such as a door, rafters, ladder, etc

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Poster advertising Pollards Storefitters

Poster advertising Pollards Storefitters, showing workmen busy with their carpentry. 20th century

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Wheelwrights making cart wheels

Wheelwrights making cart wheels
Wheelwrights or wainwrights making large wooden wheels in a traditional rural workshop. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Builders at work

Builders at work in the foreground, with partially completed buildings in the background

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Jesus Learns Carpentry

Jesus Learns Carpentry
Joseph shows the boy Jesus the trade of carpentry

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Childhood of Christ, c1620. Artist: Gerrit van Honthorst

Childhood of Christ, c1620. Artist: Gerrit van Honthorst
Childhood of Christ, c1620. Detail. Found in the collection of The Hermitage, St Petersburg

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Jesus as a Carpenter

Jesus as a Carpenter
Jesus helps his father in the carpentry business

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Jesus Helps Joseph

Jesus Helps Joseph
Jesus, as a youth, helps his father Joseph in the carpentry trade

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire

Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire
Harry Macdonalds Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire. Harry MacDonald (a Yorkshireman) came south and brought this cottage for 1, 000 in 1937

Background imageCarpentry Collection: The Garden Model Village - Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green

The Garden Model Village - Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green
Harry Macdonalds Model Village in the Garden of his Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire. Harry MacDonald (a Yorkshireman) came south and brought this cottage for 1

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Caterham Asylum, Surrey - Carpentry Class

Caterham Asylum, Surrey - Carpentry Class
A carpentry class for inmates of Caterham Imbeciles Asylum. Like its twin at Leavesden, the asylum was established in 1870 by the Metropolitan Asylums Board for Londons sick poor with mental

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Carpentry & plumbing, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields

Carpentry & plumbing, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields
Boys learning carpentry and plumbing on the Training Ship Wellesley, on the River Tyne at North Shields, Northumberland. In 1868

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Melkite icon of Jesus working with his father, Nazareth, Galilee, Israel, Middle East

Melkite icon of Jesus working with his father, Nazareth, Galilee, Israel, Middle East

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Jesus as a boy, carrying a plank of wood

Jesus as a boy, carrying a plank of wood
Jesus as a boy, carrying a wooden plank through the streets of Nazareth

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Plane, c. 1939. Creator: Mary Hansen

Plane, c. 1939. Creator: Mary Hansen
Plane, c. 1939

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Coopers croze planes, dated 1735, 1842 and early to mid-19th century

Coopers croze planes, dated 1735, 1842 and early to mid-19th century
701102 Coopers croze planes, dated 1735, 1842 and early to mid-19th century (service tree wood & metal) (see also 701103) by German School; David Russell Collection; (add.info.: L to R)

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Christ in the House of His Parents, 1863 (oil on canvas)

Christ in the House of His Parents, 1863 (oil on canvas)
VFS109726 Christ in the House of His Parents, 1863 (oil on canvas) by Millais, John Everett (1829-96) & Solomon, Rebecca (1832-1886); 38.1x61 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Black and white digital illustration surform rasp

Black and white digital illustration surform rasp

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Team of Carpenters making a cart

Team of Carpenters making a cart
Three carpenters make a cart under the watchful gaze of an elder craftsman or the intended recipent of the cart. Watercolour Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageCarpentry Collection: White Star Line letter holder

White Star Line letter holder
A wooden letter holder with two compartments, with the words White Star Line printed in gilt on the front

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Race knives, 18th - 19th century (wood & metal)

Race knives, 18th - 19th century (wood & metal)
701083 Race knives, 18th - 19th century (wood & metal) by European; David Russell Collection; (add.info.: The race [or raze] knife in its simplest form consists of a steel blade with the end bent)

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Apprentice in a carpentry workshop in Kaolack, Senegal

Apprentice in a carpentry workshop in Kaolack, Senegal

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Carpenter and child working on bed legs

Carpenter and child working on bed legs
3788937 Carpenter and child working on bed legs; (add.info.: Carpenter and child working on bed legs. Photograph taken early 20th century. British postcard.); Lebrecht History

Background imageCarpentry Collection: 197189

197189

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Apprentices working in the Padcroft carpentry shop in Yiewsley 1933

Apprentices working in the Padcroft carpentry shop in Yiewsley 1933

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Preparatory Training Centre, Rathbone Road, Liverpool, 2nd July 1940

Preparatory Training Centre, Rathbone Road, Liverpool, 2nd July 1940. The school is now being expanded for use as a training centre for the instruction in the engineering trades

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Master Carpenter, Mr Puffett puts the finishing touches to a skirting

Master Carpenter, Mr Puffett puts the finishing touches to a skirting, using a 400 year old carving as his model, for one of the restored Manchester Regiment chapel screens at Manchester Cathedral

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Old closed wooden doors, Dorut Tilovat Complex, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan

Old closed wooden doors, Dorut Tilovat Complex, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Shakrisabz, Old closed wooden doors, Dorut Tilovat Complex

Background imageCarpentry Collection: WW1 - Home Front - Belgravia War Hospital Supply Depot, London - New Rubber Crutch

WW1 - Home Front - Belgravia War Hospital Supply Depot, London - New Rubber Crutch invented by Mr G. Healing. Date: circa 1917

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Pedro Pons Pons, of Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain

Pedro Pons Pons, of Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain
Pedro Pons Pons, in his workshop in Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain. Pedro is an arader - one of the last remaining wheelrights

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Damascus, Syria - The Full Staff of G & G Nassan & Co

Damascus, Syria - The Full Staff of G & G Nassan & Co. - manufacturers of furniture and Oriental Objects. Date: circa 1907

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Native Carpenters - India

Native Carpenters - India - using rules, planes and chisels. Date: circa 1903

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Carpentry JLP01_08_008287

Carpentry JLP01_08_008287
RAF Gaydon, Gaydon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. A workman using an electric circular saw to cut wood for use in the construction of buildings at Gaydon Airfield

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Woodworking class, Victorian period

Woodworking class, Victorian period

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Tenterden Hall

Tenterden Hall
A photograph of Tenterden Hall, a school establishment in Hendon, Middlesex, aimed at preparing boys between the age of 7 and 14 for public schooling and the Royal Navy

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Japan - Cart Maker

Japan - Cart Maker
Cart Maker, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Making Rowing Oars

Making Rowing Oars
Mathematical principles are brought to bear on the construction of new oars for the Oxford University rowing team. Date: circa 1925

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Mr Chips the Carpenter

Mr Chips the Carpenter

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Master Chips the Carpenter's Son

Master Chips the Carpenter's Son

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Melancholia

Melancholia
This etching shows a glum looking winged figure, a personification of melancholia, surrounded by a number of objects symbolising carpentry, alchemy, geometry and numerology. Date: circa 1514

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Carpenter's Shop, British Lion Films, Beaconsfield Studio

Carpenter's Shop, British Lion Films, Beaconsfield Studio
The Carpenter's Shop, British Lion Films, Beaconsfield Studio Date: 1929

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Woodwork classroom for boys who continued their education at Acland County Council School

Woodwork classroom for boys who continued their education at Acland County Council School, Kentish Town, London. Date: 1906

Background imageCarpentry Collection: Jigsaw used to cut a piece of wood

Jigsaw used to cut a piece of wood
A carpenter using a jigsaw to cut a piece of wood to shape, possibly for use in die cutting. Photograph by Heinz Zinram Date: 1950s



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Carpentry: The Art of Crafting with Precision and Skill Step into the world of carpentry, where creativity meets craftsmanship. In this captivating caption, we explore the tools used in carpentry and joinery, witnessing blacksmiths outside their forge, working diligently to shape sturdy instruments that will bring life to wood. Inside a workshop filled with sawdust-scented air, a skilled carpenter and joiner meticulously carves intricate designs on wooden masterpieces. Their hands dance effortlessly across chisels, planes, and mallets as they transform raw timber into works of art. A glance at the White Star Line pipe rack reveals drawers brimming with carefully organized tools – each one essential for crafting ships that conquer mighty oceans. This display is a testament to the meticulousness required in every aspect of carpentry. Meanwhile, a house carpenter focuses intently on planing a board on his trusty bench. With each stroke of his plane, he smoothens rough surfaces until they become polished canvases ready for construction or decoration. In an era gone by but not forgotten, we catch glimpses of history through vibrant lithographs showcasing National Union gas workers alongside general laborers from 1889. Together they build cities brick by brick while leaving their mark on society's progress. Pollards Storefitters' advertisement catches our eye as it promises expertly crafted spaces tailored to perfection - proof that even within commercial realms lies an appreciation for quality woodworking skills. Venturing further into the realm of craftsmanship brings us to wheelwrights skillfully constructing cart wheels; their expertise ensures durability and reliability in transportation systems throughout time. Builders at work remind us that behind grand structures lie countless hours spent measuring twice and cutting once. Their dedication shapes skylines while providing shelter for generations yet unborn. As we delve deeper into history itself, we discover Jesus learning carpentry - an embodiment of humility as he hones his skills under Joseph's guidance.