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Stone and Woodworking

Making of Wooden Barrels

Cooper Can Make Wooden Barrels With Eyes Closed – VIDEO

Nestled among the rolling foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in Muntenia, the Coșești commune is made up of seven villages like seven gems along the Doamnei River Valley: Coșești, Jupânești, Lăpușani, Leicești, Păcioiu, Petrești,...
Carpenter Toader Sorea Installing Walnut Floor

Carpenter Built Walnut Hardwood Flooring from Scraps

When we look at beautiful photos of the interiors of houses, rarely do we spot all the effort that went into it. The truth is that beautiful and truly personalised interiors can only be...
Wooden Wheel Craft Wheelwright Popescu Vasile Chiriacut

Highly Skilled Craft of a Wooden Wheel – VIDEO

You may not believe it now, when we are faster than ever, more comfortable, and can travel longer distances than barely a hundred years ago, a handful of specialized craftsmen would spend days on...
Ursachi Daniel

Reclaimed Wood From Old Romanian Houses Is Given a New Life

Decades after the fall of communism in Romania, a vast majority of the historic houses have been destroyed. In haste to transform a traditional society into an urban, industrial society, valuable cultural goods had...
installing wood shingles roofing

Making and Installing Wood Shingles in Romanian Crafts Village – VIDEO

Carpenter Iosif Cîrstean Had Split Wood Shingles With Hand Tools, Then Installed Them Onto a Tree House Since we started this blog, I get a lot of people asking if there’s any place in...
Woodturning Captive Ring Goblet Sorin Boicu

Woodturning a Captive Ring Goblet

From carving rustic furniture, woodturning kitchen utensils, and making wooden house models out of hundreds of small pieces of wood, to massive works made out of logs, such as swings, verandas, fences, and porch...
Woodworking Craftsman

Woodworking Craftsman Builds Rustic Stool With Hand Tools

This is the village of Iaslovăț, a village of high standards with respect to the virtue of diligence, for diligence is the most crucial trait of the people from Iaslovăț. Add talent and skills...
Making roof shingles

Making Roof Shingles With Hand Tools

Have you ever admired the old houses covered with shingles from an open-air village museum? Well, those shingles were most likely hand-split piece by piece in a small carpentry workshop from the village of...
Ioan Petric Woodworking Large Scale Porch Pole

Hitting The Woodworking Paradise With Impressive Wood Carvings!

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. Driven by the desire to step back in time, once more...
How to Make a Wooden Barrel

The Village Cooper Keeping History Alive in Pleșa, Suceava

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. Iosif Alexandrovici, the last cooper standing in Plesa village, once famed...
Carpenter Making A Wooden Rake

Making a Wooden Rake From Scratch

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. If you go to Romania, you must be prepared for hard...
Traditional Wooden Clogs

Incredible Wooden Clogs On Trend Just a Few Decades Back

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. Today, being surrounded by technological evolutions which encompass every aspect of...
Impossible Bottle Wood Carving Puzzles

Wood Carving Puzzles in Impossible Bottle – Maramures Artisanal Crafts

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. Wood Carving a Wooden Yarn Swift in Impossible Bottle The first...
Traditional Wooden Gates Carving in Maramureș

Making of Traditional Wooden Gates in The Land of Wood

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. When it comes to visiting Maramureș, many travelers fantasize about walking...
Merry Cemetery from Săpânța Maramureș

The Merry Cemetery That Makes Light of Death Hides in a Small Village

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. The Merry Cemetery from Săpânța, Maramureș Is Unique in The World...
Spoon Carving Demonstration

Spoon Carving Wooden Spoons and Ladles

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. Romanian Wood Craftsman Demonstrates Traditional Spoon Carving You can tell so...