Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm

This article features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details. Much of the charm and splendor of Maramureș lies into the heart of the villages, where massive carved traditional wooden gates guard robust traditional houses of yesteryear. The abundance of timber has driven interest in woodworking among men, who have practised traditional wood crafts and shake roofing for generations. Wood is the most important material here, in the Carpathian Mountains. The wooden houses with shake roofs, built to look part of the natural surroundings, compose a magical village scene. Shake Roofing – Making and Installing Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs Affiliate links Wood Carving Tools for Rotary Tool 5 PCS Woodworking Tools Engraving Drill Bit Set Wood Crafts Though the dream of the modern world was embraced by some locals, who prefer concrete homes and tiles to old style wooden houses, many are bound to the principles of the village life, such as preserving and passing on the beauty and integrity of the local culture. Therefore, the needs for traditional master craftsmen are increasing, especially those who specialize in shake roofing. An eye-catching detail is the shake roof, which gives the house … Continue reading Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm