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How to Make a Wooden Yarn Swift in Impossible Bottle

Yarn Swift

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+How to Make a Wooden Yarn Swift in Impossible Bottle Disclaimer  This is intended for people of legal drinking age The first rays of sunrise burst through the morning haze. The village is still immersed in fog, the only thing visible over the thin veil is an old wooden church tower. As ...

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Making of Traditional Wooden Gates in The Land of Wood

traditional wooden gates

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+When it comes to visiting Maramureș, many travelers fantasize about walking along the massive carved gates beautifully aligned on the alleys. Traditional wooden gates are often found at the entrance to towns and other public domains. Before and during the interwar period, only the nobility, those with historic and social ...

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Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm

Shake Roofing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm Much of the charm and splendor of Maramureș lies into the heart of the villages, where massive carved wooden gates guard robust traditional houses of yesteryear. The abundance of timber has driven interest in woodworking among men, who have ...

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Hutsuls – Romanian Mountain Men from North Carpathians

Romanian Craftsmen

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+They built lonely dwellings in the mountains, away from people and laws, and worked their way to freedom with their own hands. Hutsuls, also known as “the Carpathian Slavic tribes”, are Ukrainian communities of mountain men who settled in North Romania centuries back. Read Also Shake Roofing – A Trade ...

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9 Original Romanian Souvenirs to Take Home from Bucharest

Romanian Souvenirs

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Finding original Romanian souvenirs to take home with you shouldn’t be hard work. Throughout history, a great diversity of traditions and customs have flourished in this land, most of which still go on. However, when sorting through the abundance of souvenirs on offer, you may have trouble separating out the fake from the genuine. ...

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Where to Find Original Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest

Romanian Handicrafts

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Where to Find Authentic Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest Romania, with it’s rich folk traditions, has plenty of traditional handicrafts: ceramics, folk costumes, woodworks, painted eggs, leatherwork. Although Romania’s breeding ground for folk traditions is the countryside, Bucharest does have traditional local markets and shopping areas where you can find locally ...

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The Romanian Wooden Spoon Carver – Home and Workshop

Spoon Carving

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Wood Craftsman Demonstrates Spoon Carving You can tell so much about a person by the way he builds his fence. Tall fences, stone walls indicate a need for privacy, while a short fence lets you see inside someone’s yard. This is so common for the traditional houses from Bucovina. They ...

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The Craft of an Authentic Master Cooper

Traditional Artisans

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional Artisans Old Crafts – Master Cooper Wooden Barrel Making It was one of those days when we were wandering round the villages, heading north to the village of Straja, looking to spend the day with traditional artisans. There are amazing views in Bucovina, mountains with very tall trees, but there is one ...

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