Teak wood is used for making idols. A 2D template (side view) is used for marking on the wooden log. The artist starts carving accordingly. Different types of chisels and other tools are used for carving. Detailing of body parts like the face, chest, belly, hands, legs, etc. are done with the help of chisels. A lot of patience is required for making these idols. Sandpaper is used for smooth finishing and leveling joint parts. Once the main body part is ready, hands, legs, head are attached to it. With the help of a drilling machine and screw, these parts are fixed to the main body. After joining all parts artisan make sure that all parts are fixed properly and smoothen the joints wherever required. Usually, it takes seven to nine days to make raw wooden Idol.
Now comes the painting process. Vibrant bright colours are used to paint Gangaur idols. Face, hair, eyes, hands, and legs are coloured in such a way that it looks lively. The idol is ornamented with jewellery and embellished with traditional attire. The finished idols are so attractive that one can believe that god and goddess are residing in them.