Synonyms for Carving:

n.

ceramics, art, collage, belles lettres, coloring, brass rubbing, batik, art form, arts and crafts. act (noun)
cutting.
carving (noun)
cutting, sculpture.
representation (noun)
picture, photograph, metaphor, copy, miniature, depiction, analogy, duplication, cast, drawing, approximation, rendering, representation, cartoon, silhouette, facsimile, figurine, statue, effigy, bust, imitation, impression, idol, snapshot, replica, model, portrayal, illustration, pastiche, likeness, image, outline.
sculpture (noun)
relief, figure, bronze, mannequin, sculpture, cameo, molding.

v.

sculpting (verb)
casting, sculpting, Bronzing.

Other synonyms:

art form, batik, ceramics, belles lettres, brass rubbing. collage, arts and crafts, coloring. art. Other relevant words:
coloring, batik, collage, ceramics, art, cutting.

Usage examples for carving

  1. The bronze fret- work alone is a study, and the wood- carving needs weeks of earnest work for the mastery of its ideas and details. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. They accuse him, quite unjustly, of a liking for cutting and carving – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  3. Mirrors must be polished, glasses, frames, backs, and wires of pictures wiped off, and fancy carving which the duster will not reach cleaned out with a soft brush. – The Complete Home by Various