She started to hand him what looked like an intricate carving in the side of an orange.
We can get a head start on carving today.
Why don't I start carving that while you draw this one?
That's a lot of friggin' carving there.
Elisabeth picked up her knife and started carving again.
I'll finish carving the pumpkins you've drawn.
The woman carving this night's kill gave her extra for Jack.
Among its interior adornments is an onyx font, some fine wood carving in the choir, and the silver doors to the shrines of its chapels.
Some of their carving is very fine.
The choir stalls are fine and elaborate specimens of tarsia and rich wood-carving - the work of Antonio and Pietro della Minella (1431-1441).
They are bold and skilful sailors and fishermen; other trades, as boat and house building, carving, cooking, net and mat making, are usually hereditary.
Her modern Portrait (http://robertfripp.ca/index.cfm?fuseaction=ArticleList&SectionID=152) takes as its model a stonemason's carving of Eleanor's and Henry's twinned heads, sculpted just months after their marriage in 1152.
Articles of furniture are frequently made of it, and it is in great esteem for carving and for the construction of stringed instruments.
At present the magnificent council chambers for the different legislative bodies of the Venetian republic and the state apartments of the doges are richly decorated with gilt carving and panelling in the style of the later Renaissance.
Other important industries are wood-carving (of an artistic excellence long unknown), artistic iron-working, jewelling, bronze-casting, the production of steam-engines, machinery, matches (largely exported to Turkey, Egypt, Russia, Austria-Hungary and Greece), clock-making, wool-weaving and the manufacture of chemical manures.
The famous manufacture of fine muslins is almost extinct, but the carving of shells, carried on from ancient times, is an important industry in the city.
High relief carving corresponds to the kaisho, or most classical form of writing; medium relief to the gyosho, or semi-cursive style; and low relief to the sOsho or grass character.
By taking a block of marble and carving a statue, or taking a handful of seed and growing a cornfield, you have combined your labor and know-how with something of little value and have created something of more value.