Wood carving is done entirely by hand. In Saharanpur, Sheesham is generally the wood of choice, though teak, rosewood, walnut, and mango are also used. Designs are first made on paper and transferred onto the wood using ink. The wood carving units are mainly located in the urban areas of Saharanpur town. Most of the industries are located within the range of 15 Km area of Saharanpur town. Saharanpur Wood Craft received Intellectual Property Rights Protection or Geographical Indication (GI) status on 31/03/2014.