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carving

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The act of shaping, marking, or decorating wood, stone, or another material by cutting or incising, typically using tools such as chisels and other blades. It refers to this process as it is applied to small-scale objects or to objects that are not considered art. "Carving" may also be considered a sculpture technique that is employed in the creation of art.

Variations

bamboo carving

Carving (Decorative arts)

Horn carving

gem carving

fruit carving

Bone carving

ice carving

Stone carving

netsuke carving

ivory carving

leather carving

carved

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