Wood Carving Masterpieces from the Philippines

If there’s one place in the Philippines where wood carving among the locals has continued on as a centuries-old tradition, then it would certainly be the quaint lakeside town of Paete, in Laguna.  Among the Paetenians, which is how the locals are called, are numerous craftsmen who are exceedingly skillful in the use of different wood chisels without the need for machinery such as wood mills or … [Read more...]