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English definition of “handcraft”

handcraft

noun [C usually plural]     /ˈhænd.krɑːft/ US  /-kræft/ Australian English
a skilled activity in which something is made in a traditional way with the hands rather than being produced by machines in a factory, or an object made by such an activity → Compare handicraft
(Definition of handcraft noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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