Wood carving is art form patterns on a wood object by forming hollows. The picture or motif is made from the basin, which is 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. The determination of the theme is entirely dependent on the sculptor himself. The equipment required to formwork of sculpture is simple enough such as hammers, saws, planers, and most importantly is chisel.
Previously sculpture is the result of Malaysian cultural tradition. The art estimate has grown since 500 years ago. The area of Malacca, Kelantan, and Negri Sembilan had previously made extensive carving artistry to make traditional ornaments and decorations that were in the palace.
The art of wood carving is known with various motif has been created by many artists. So, public interest in 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.
Woodcarving has been developed in various parts of Indonesia. One of which is the famous city of woodcarving, especially the teakwood maker is in Jepara town. That place has produced a variety of wood carving with plenty of kinds of motives that are beautiful with the work of wither.