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Crafts

Woodworking in Ponsacco

Tuscan handicrafts

Woodworking, perfect combination of tradition and history of the territory of the Valdera has origins dating back to the 1800s. Many companies of this area converted in fact the processing of this material in production of beautiful artifacts.

Recognized for their artistic value and for the accuracy of the engravings in low and in high relief, ancient processes that were destined to the production of everyday objects, have changed over time. Improved day by day, the cutters and polishing have become the true highlight of the furnishings that were worked in small businesses located throughout the region.

Among the municipalities that today boasts an ancient tradition linked to this material stands out Ponsacco, real historical production centre of Valdera. The recent industrial restructuringprogram, through the establishment of school courses and awareness of this art, testifies that the Customs and history related to the wood does not want to be abandoned by the territory.

Accounting for more than two centuries the pride of an entire area, wooden crafts with its perfumes and its secrets is an ancient example of made in Tuscany to be known throughout the world.

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