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Artistic woodworking

The most common types of artistic woodworking are carving, sawing and turning. The ancient Slavs were famous for artistic wood carving (snicarstvo) in the XI century. Carving reached the highest level in Ukraine in the XVIII-XIX centuries. Used for decorating the details of buildings: doorposts, beams, trim, shutters, as well as household and household items: chests, sledges, tables, beds, shelves, bowls and more. Modern masters also pay special attention to the production of highly artistic products (including sculptures) and wooden souvenirs