Some people cut and treat the wood to get a smooth, cloth-like surface. Others admire its angular appearance and instantly incorporate it into their wood-carved creations.Although approaches vary when working with wood, one aspect of wooden sculpture is consistent: artists always transform the harsh shape into something wonderfully unexpected.
There are various ways to trace it, including wood carving, which dates back to ancient Egypt. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo displays a 4,000-year-old wooden sculpture of a man. This was one of the first works in a long line of wood sculpture art. Wooden sculptures have surely been made much longer than that though, as it is a readily-available material.