Wood Carving

“Horimono” is a general term referring to relief or semi-relief carving. It’s decorative flair is used for “ranma” (the Japanese name for transoms), door panels and temple fittings. Other types of wood carving fall into this technique category, such as “ichi-ittobori” – single chisel, yew wood carving often used to make small ornaments such as ‘netsuke’.

Horimono | Wood Carving | Ittobori – Single Blade Carving

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