THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL TRANSFERRING PROCESS OF WOOD CARVER FOR LOCAL WISDOM TRANSMISSION

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Ratsameewan Kanoknuwat
Anuchai Ramwarungkura
Nalinrat Rakkusol

Abstract

This qualitative research deliberately aimed to analyze 1) the process of transferring knowledge and capabilities to wood carvers of the Wood Carving Handicraft Center which is located at Yu Wah sub district, San Pa Tong district in Chiang Mai province and another purpose which intended to 2) guideline the process of inheriting local wisdom in the case study of the process of transferring knowledge and capabilities to wood carvers of the wood-carving career at Wood Carving Handicraft Center which is located at Yu Wah sub district, San Pa Tong district in Chiang Mai province. The target population focused on 6 wood carvers which are remarkably called in the dialect northern Thailand as Kru-Sa-Lah. The next procedure was data collection which assembled interviews, observations and group discussions. Data were analyzed by content analysis.


The findings of this research manifested that the process of transferring knowledge and capabilities to wood carvers of the Wood Carving Handicraft Center which is located at Yu Wah sub district, San Pa Tong district in Chiang Mai province revealed 6 systematic procedures in the following sequence: 1) studying biological characteristics of elephant 2) choosing appropriate wood for carving 3) utilizing carving tools for engraving 4) employing skills for preparing wood to be molded 5) using drawing skill and 6) operating handicraft by using wood carving skill. As previously indicated, the process of inheriting local wisdom found 1) the advancement of the curriculums in assemble activity of community schools such as curriculum of assemble activity in senior primary school and curriculum of assemble activity in junior high school and 2) the curriculum of short-term occupational training in non-formal education of Yu Wah sub district.

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Kanoknuwat , R. . ., Ramwarungkura, A. . ., & Rakkusol, N. . . (2021). THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL TRANSFERRING PROCESS OF WOOD CARVER FOR LOCAL WISDOM TRANSMISSION. Dusit Thani College Journal, 15(1), 401–416. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journaldtc/article/view/247456
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