What exactly is the definition of Woodcarving?

Woodcarving is a skill of carving wood to make functional or ornamental objects by definition. The tools a woodcarver uses can include carving knives, gouges, chisels, power tools to include micro-motors and the list can go on and on.   Our club members have an array of different carving styles that include whittling, chip carving, relief carving, caricature (figurine) carving, Intarsia and scroll saw carving. Below is basic explanation of each: