Wood carving is an art form pictures or patterns on wooden object by forming hollows on the object. Picture or motif made and formed from the basin. Basin is known as the name of relief and typically, the relief motif carries unique themes, such as: plants, animals, or humans.
Some of the party, there were imitating a curved indentation embers beautiful, animal figure and many types of themes. Determination of the theme is entirely dependent on the sculptor himself. The equipment required to form a work of sculpture is simple enough such as hammers, saws, planers, and most importantly chisel.
Previously sculpture is the result of culture or tradition of Malaysian. The art is estimated to have 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 were in the palace.
Art of woodcarving is much known by public, the various motives have been created by the artists. So, the interest of the public of woodcarving art is increasing steadily. Many of us see the works of art of wood carving 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, trains horses and ox-carts and so forth.
Currently, woodcarving has also been developed in various parts of Indonesia. The one of which is the famous city of woodcarving, specially made from teakwood is Jepara. That place has produced a variety of carving wood with a variety of motives that are not less beautiful with the work of the wither.