He finds the world in a piece of wood. Wood is his canvas, crude tools like cutters  and chippers, his paintbrush.  His art is exquisite. Mahboob Ali, 62, is one Lahore‚Äôs foremost chroniclers. He has used the cutters, the chippers and crafted the city he lives in with love. His woodcut paintings, over the past forty years, have captured the sights and sounds of Lahore: the life in its old mohallahs; its kite market; its paper market. Woodcut paintings require dedication. The wo