425. Wood


See also 319. PLANTS ; 401. TREES

hylephobia
an intense dislike for wood.
hylomania
a mania for wood.
joinery
the skill, craft, or trade of a joiner or carpenter; woodworking. — joiner , n.
lignification
the process of turning into wood or becoming woodlike.
marquetry
a form of decoration, often used in furniture-making, composed of inlays of wood veneers of different colors.
parquetry
mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.
poker painting
xylopyrography.
turnery
the process or craft of fashioning wood on a lathe.
xylology
a branch of dendrology that studies the structure of wood.
xylomancy
a form of divination involving small pieces of wood.
xylopyrography
the art or technique of producing a picture or design on a piece of wood by burning it with a heated, pointed instrument. Also called poker painting .

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