Criteria for Selecting Timber Species in Malay Woodcarving

@article{Said2005CriteriaFS,
  title={Criteria for Selecting Timber Species in Malay Woodcarving},
  author={I. Said},
  journal={Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={17 - 23}
}
  • I. Said
  • Published 2005
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering
Abstract Malay woodcarvers in Peninsular Malaysia and Southern Thailand observed three determining factors in selecting timber species for their carvings. The factors are availability of timber, physical characteristics and durability, and craftsmen′s spiritual beliefs toward the timber species. Most carved building components are made from heavy hardwood species such as cengal and merbau because of their strength and durability and availability of sawn timber in large volumes. Motifs of flora… Expand
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