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woodcarving

[woo d-kahr-ving] /ˈwʊdˌkɑr vɪŋ/
noun
1.
the art or technique of carving objects by hand from wood or of carving decorations into wood.
2.
something made or decorated in such a manner.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; wood1 + carve + -ing1
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Examples from the web for woodcarving
  • His tool of choice prevented him from entering a woodcarving exhibition a few decades ago.
  • Several museums and gift and woodcarving shops are also a short distance away.
  • Aboriginal art includes woodcarving and basket making.
  • The finest of woodcarving and metalwork is also displayed here in a newly expanded studio.
  • Several open-air woodcarving workshops, full of life-size wooden saints and other figures, are across from the basket market.
  • They also worked a variety of odd jobs such as landscaping, woodcarving, and boat building.
British Dictionary definitions for woodcarving

woodcarving

/ˈwʊdˌkɑːvɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of carving wood, esp as an art form
2.
a work of art produced by carving wood
Derived Forms
woodcarver, noun
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