The master woodcarvers of Bali are striving to keep their unique craft alive for the next generation.
I Made Ada is a master wood carver from the renowned woodcarving village Pakudui near Tegalalang, Ubud, Bali.
In his time he has met some of the most powerful men in the world from President Regan to Vladimir Putin, but now he reflects on his illustrious career and thinks about the next generation of wood carvers.
Made specializes in exquisitely hand carved sculptures and three-dimensional paneling from the best woods available in Asia.
From his home in Pakudui, Made personally supervises and instructs some of the best carvers in Bali.
Of the work sculpted here, Made is best known for his Garudas and traditional panel work.
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