Usage examples for woodwork

  1. The woodwork was splintered and shattered. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  2. But on the slippery woodwork she loses her footing. – The Silent Mill by Hermann Sudermann
  3. The height of the woodwork varied, of course, with individual taste. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark
  4. The roof is good open woodwork. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  5. In 1636 the Hatzfeld corps had fallen upon the place, had committed great damage, plundered the church, burnt and broken off the woodwork, as had been prophesied by the pastor Herr Deckner shortly before. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  6. They seemed to recognise Warrington, for no sooner had the lookout at the door peered through a little grating and seen him than the light woodwork affair was opened. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  7. If they don't answer our summons by pulling back the bolts, then we set fire to the woodwork, and the smoke will choke 'em. – The Eleven Comedies by Aristophanes et al
  8. Not the steps themselves, but the creak of the dry woodwork underneath them. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  9. It swept the ship from bow to stern, turning to ice the woodwork, the velvet cushions, even the blankets. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  10. In the chambers there is little or no hand- carving but very good woodwork. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  11. 2. Wiping walls, pictures, floor, furniture, woodwork, etc. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  12. The disinfection of stables may be accomplished by thoroughly cleaning them, scrubbing the floors with hot water, brushing down all loose dust from the walls, and tearing off all woodwork which is partly decayed. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  13. I looked about me curiously, for there were dozens of bullet- marks on the plaster and the woodwork. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  14. For tools fully hardened and not tempered the hardest oilstones are best; but for tools that are tempered, as tools for woodwork, a softer grade of stone is preferable, since it will cut the most free. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  15. The woodwork was all painted white, and entirely around the room, at just about the height of Marjorie's chin, ran a broad white shelf. – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  16. And, even as she spoke, there was the sound of tearing woodwork. – The Crooked House by Brandon Fleming
  17. Fortunately, the woodwork was plain, and the ceilings not too high. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  18. But use is everything; and before long I got quite accustomed to the sensation of looking down through the open woodwork of the line on to broken ground and mountain torrents rushing a hundred feet or more below me. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  19. First of all they sprinkled the roofs with I know not what diabolical preparation; then, when they threw their incendiary bombs, the woodwork burnt like straw, and everywhere you saw jets of green flame which burned with a noise like that of fireworks. – War by Pierre Loti
  20. Augustus Jessopp has shown very clearly in his studies of the old English parishes, these marvels of iron and woodwork were made, in most cases, respectively by the village blacksmith and the village carpenter. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh