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Farmer, Forester, Prospector
Cook, Jeweller, Metalsmith,
Scholar, Tailor,
Weaponsmith, Woodworker
Crafting Guide,
Crafted Items

"As any archer will tell you, it takes more than a stick and a string to make a worthy weapon. The woodworker is an expert bowyer, but expands his trade to include staves, spears, and other hafted weapons. A master Woodworker can produce weapons that even an elven hero would be proud to wield on the battlefield."

Woodworking is the art of carving and whittling weapons from wood. A Woodworker can produce stout clubs, hammers, staves, and spears for melee use, as well as ranged weapons such as bows, crossbows, and javelins and Instruments for the Minstrel, such as clarinets, drums, harps, flutes, lutes, and theorbos. When he has honed his skills enough, the Woodworker can even produce Legendary Items that any hero would be proud to wield.

In his spare time, a woodworker may also whittle horns for use by the Champion, banner crests to inspire the Captain's herald, and intricate shield carvings to empower the Warden, or he can carve Warden battle-hymns and inscribe Rune-keeper parchments. The woodworker can also craft furniture for the home and fishing poles.

Associated Vocations: Armsman, Woodsman

A guide to attaining Woodworker Mastery

Required Tools


A list of all component items that are used to craft Woodworker recipes: Woodworker Components

A Woodworker primarily crafts with treated wood produced by a Forester and Crafting Rare Components.

Critical Success

To critically succeed while crafting item, a Woodworker must have achieved proficiency in the crafting tier for that item. After gaining proficiency, the base chance to achieve critical success is 5%.

  • Using player-crafted Woodworking Tools increases that base chance.
    • Click through to the tools index to view the percentage for any given tool.
  • Scrolls of crafting lore (produced by a Scholar) give a 1-minute buff, further increasing the chance of a critical success.
    • These scrolls provide tiered increases to the crit chance, but they are tiered by player level, not crafting level. Thus, a level 7 Supreme Master Woodworker can only use the Minor Woodworking Lore that gives a 1% crit chance increase, but a level 65 Master Apprentice Woodworker can use a Scroll of Supreme Woodworking Lore that gives a 12.5% increase.
  • Certain recipes have an optional ingredient, resin; the type of resin used is based on the crafting level of any given recipe, but using resins gives a flat (not tiered) increase of 45% to the crit chance.
Mastery Component Tier Level Recipes
Drop of Sticky Resin-icon.png
Drop of Sticky Resin Apprentice Most Tier 1 Recipes
Drop of Ashy Resin-icon.png
Drop of Ashy Resin Journeyman Most Tier 2 Recipes
Drop of Amber Resin-icon.png
Drop of Amber Resin Expert Most Tier 3 Recipes
Drop of Black Resin-icon.png
Drop of Black Resin Artisan Most Tier 4 Recipes
Drop of Soft Resin-icon.png
Drop of Soft Resin Master Most Tier 5 Recipes
Drop of Hard Resin-icon.png
Drop of Hard Resin Supreme Most Tier 6 Recipes
Drop of Birch-tar-icon.png
Drop of Birch-tar Westfold Most Tier 7 Recipes
Piece of Oak Bark-icon.png
Piece of Oak Bark Eastemnet Most Tier 8 Recipes
Piece of Walnut Bark-icon.png
Piece of Walnut Bark Westemnet Most Tier 9 Recipes


A complete list of Woodworker recipe indexes by tier:

Apprentice Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T1 - Apprentice Woodworker Recipe Index
Journeyman Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T2 - Journeyman Woodworker Recipe Index
Expert Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T3 - Expert Woodworker Recipe Index
Artisan Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T4 - Artisan Woodworker Recipe Index
Master Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T5 - Master Woodworker Recipe Index
Supreme Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T6 - Supreme Woodworker Recipe Index
Westfold Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T7 - Westfold Woodworker Recipe Index
Eastemnet Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T8 - Eastemnet Woodworker Recipe Index
Westemnet Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T9 - Westemnet Woodworker Recipe Index
Westemnet Woodworker Recipe-icon.png T10 - Anórien Woodworker Recipe Index

A complete list of Woodworker recipes listed alphabetically:

An index of items that can be crafted using Woodworker recipes

Crafting Guild

Crafting Guilds are Reputation factions that grant advantages in recipe execution. Reputation is increased by bartering special crafted items. Membership in a Crafting Guild is exclusive - you may only be a member of one crafting guild at a time.

Woodworkers of all levels are eligible to join the Woodworker's Guild, but the guild recipes require Expert tier and above. To join a crafting guild one must first speak to a Master of Crafting Guilds, and they are always found in the vicinity of a guild hall and at many other locations. Then, travel to Craft-hall of Esteldín in the North Downs and speak with Guild Leader Viola Brockhouse to continue the quest. The Woodworker's Guild-hall is found at the back of the craft hall.

Crafting Quests

Class Quests

Using Your Skills

Woodworker NPCs

Novice Woodworkers

NPC Location Region
Gib Heathstraw Three-farrow Crafting Hall Bree-land
Madulas Brandybuck Buckland Bree-land
Toby Sandheaver Combe Crafting Hall Bree-land
Almar Thorin's Gate, Crafting Hall Ered Luin
Lendaellin Celondim Ered Luin
Nagli Thorin's Hall - The Maker's Hall Ered Luin
Tyrvi Gondamon Ered Luin
Gundabald Gardner Oatbarton Evendim
Lewis Marshbanks Tinnudir (Keep) Evendim
Turbert Pither Ost Forod Evendim
Henry Suggs Trestlebridge The North Downs
Belba Bracegirdle Michel Delving's Craft-fair The Shire
Madulas Brandybuck Budgeford The Shire
Olo Brockhouse Brockenborings The Shire
Porto Chubb Bywater The Shire
Mallasil The Forges of Rivendell The Trollshaws

Expert Woodworkers

NPC Location Region
Expert Woodworker Three-farrow Crafting Hall - (Bree) Bree-land
Óleif Blue Stone Garrison - (Acq. w. Thorin's Hall) Ered Luin
Cuthdag Ost Guruth The Lone-lands
Tawariel The Vineyards of Lórien Lothlórien
Tadhrien Craft-hall of Esteldín The North Downs
Primula Diggins Overhill The Shire