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Wood Carving

  1. Name at least six species of Philippine woods suitable for woodcarving. Explain why each species is good for carving purposes.

  2. Name and identify at least four hand tools used in woodcarving, and tell the uses of each. Following fundamental steps, sharpen at least one woodcarving tool.

  3. Draw at least two simple designs for woodcarving with a Philippine motif - one in half relief, and the other in full relief. Or make and submit one simple carved article in wood using low relief or incised carving - such as book ends, tray, small chest, or jewel box.


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