Woodworker Woman Are Separate Nouns
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I've been trying for weeks to write this editorial; it is difficult to do because my idealist view competes with reality.I have long been ambivalent about woodworking shops and classes specifically for women, because I don't want them to be necessary.
But they are.Also, I don't want to seem as if I'm trying to be the voice of all woodworkers who happen to be women.No doubt our experiences, ideas and ideals differ.So here's my take: As a woodworker who happens to be a woman, I have experienced time and again what it feels like to be a 'woman woodworker.
' Yes, I am a woman.Yes, I am a woodworker.One has little to do with the other.'Woman' need not be used an adjective to modify 'woodworker,' but it often is.Or worse, 'woman' is perceived as 'not woodworker.
' I have walked into woodworking stores and lumberyards and been asked if I'm shopping for my husband.I have been at industry events where there are many woodworkers trying out a new tool or sawblade or what have you, with the makers or booth workers looking on.
I step up to try out whatever is on offer, and a couple of...