Block carvers in Bagru use a wooden hammer and steel chisel to carve the intricate designs used for printing. A border block like this will take three days to carve by a skilled artisan. THIS PAGE LEFT TO RIGHT Wood carving artisans at Studio Bagru. After the wood is polished, a thin layer of white paint is applied, then the design traced onto the surface of the block. Using a steel chisel and wooden hammer, the design comes to life; Studio Bagru founder and managing director Jeremy Fritzhand.