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Synonyms for carve

to separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument

to cut (a design or inscription) into a hard surface, especially for printing

Synonyms for carve

engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface

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Sometimes the faces I carve are better than others--more expressive and cheerful, you know--but I think they average very well.
Thanks to good brother Bartholomew, I carve in wood and in ivory, and can do something also in silver and in bronze.
We carve and paint, or we behold what is carved and painted, as students of the mystery of Form.
He may paint and carve only as long as he can do that.
1 -- 2 -- color) Above, instructor Ted Garcia carves a rock during a stone carving workshop at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center on Sunday.
Tom Watt from Gelynis Fruit Farm carves another creepy creation; PICTURES: Mark Fraser
This lone figure on a pedestal proved on inspection to be hollow: Chu generally glues together blocks of wood and then carves them into figures with a chainsaw; holes in the finished products undermine an initial impression of weight and solidity.
Here, he carves stone and other materials to fashion works of art rooted in mathematical ideas (SN: 9/8/90, p.
Diana is the artist who carves the face," says Paul.
Al carves by hand and saw in rock and wood he finds in the desert.