Wooden carve is art form pictures or patterns on wood object by forming hollows. Picture or motif made and formed from the basin, which known as the name of relief typically. The relief motif carries unique themes, such as: plants, animals, scenery or humans.
There were imitating curved indentation embers beautiful, animal figure and many types of themes. Determination of the theme is entirely dependent on sculptor himself. The equipment required to form work of sculpture is simple enough such as hammers, saws, planers, and most importantly is chisel.
Previously sculpture is result of Malaysia culture tradition. The art estimate has grown since 500 years ago. The area of Malacca, Kelantan and Negeri Sembilan had previously made extensive carving artistry to make traditional ornaments and decorations that was in the palace.
Woodcarving art is much known by public with various motif has been created by many artists. So, public interest of woodcarving art is increasing steadily. Many works of wood carving art on the gate and game tools in golf, musical instruments both traditional and modern, furniture, cabinets, out beds, chairs, tables, tools, weapons, equipment and transportation carpentry tradition such as boats, ox-carts and many more.
Currently, woodcarving has also been developed in various parts of Indonesia. The one of which is famous city of woodcarving, specially made from teakwood is Jepara town. That place has produced variety of wood carving with plenty kind of motives that are not less beautiful with work of wither.