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16:02 Jun 28, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Archaeology / Rock carvings
Spanish term or phrase: técnica de piqueteado
a rock carving of a horse made with the "técnica de piqueteado" dating from the Paleolithic
Thomas Fryer
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chip carving technique


Explanation:
Chip carving is a form of wood carving. It is a traditional and contemporary style of wood decoration in which a wood surface is decorated by using knives to cut out v-shaped chips of wood.


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Chip carving
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chip carving is a style of wood carving in which knives are used to remove small chips of wood from the project surface in a single piece. Chip carvings have two planes: the wood surface and the point beneath the surface where the cuts intersect. Patterns can be free form style or based on geometric figures. The projects are created primarily using a chip carving knife.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chip_carving

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