A craftsman can be a: Boat-builder, Builder, Bowyer, Fletcher, Brewer, Baker, Dyer, Butcher, Tanner, Furrier, Glassblower, Brick-Layer, Armourer, Saddler, Shoemaker, Tailor, Wright, Carpenter, Wainwright, Sailmaker, Roofer, Roper, Potter, Weaver, Tinner, Cooper, Tattoo Artist, Polisher, Clockmaker, Gardener, Mechanic, Miner, Smith, Shipwright, Tinker, Toolmaker, or Stonemason, among many other crafts.
Craftsmen of Renown
- Anardil of Gondor
- Daeron of Doriath
- Gamil Zirak
- Narvi I of Khazâd Dûm
- Samwise Gamgee
- Telchar of Nogrod
- Túrin Turambar
The Craftsman is a playable Profession or Class in Rolemaster and LOTRRPG. Rolemaster also has different kinds of craft-related Professions: Artisan, Constructor, Crafter, Delver, Engineer, Professional, Tinker. LOTR RPG has the Elite-Order Artificer. In MERP several craftsman professions may be developed by choosing a Civilian profession and adding the needed skills.
Other titles and terms for craftsmen
- Craftfather (Dwarves)
- Durb-athai, Tûtûli and Zongoti (Orcs)
- Tanor (Elves, Dúnedain)
- Zahâk and Felâk Or Dwarven Engineers
- tân (pl. tain), often mutated to dan/dain: Sindarin (noun: builder, smith, wright, artificer), e.g.: Barthan “World-artificer”, calardan (pl. celerdain) “lampwright(s)”, círdan “shipbuilder, shipwright”, mírdan (pl. mirdain) “jewel smith(s)”