This exhibition presents the traditional profession of the carpenter
and the carpenter's shop in Agiasos.
The profession of the carpenter has a long course in time starting from ancient times to the present day, as wood was and is one of the most important materials for societies.
The carpenter’s tools
The carpenter’s equipment consisted of tools which operated manually. The main ones were saws, rasps, drills and more. Carpenters had their own workshops, where they made the furniture while also worked in constructions, undertaking the wooden constructions.
Today, the profession of the carpenter has evolved over the years as technology has helped with the means it provides. In Lesvos there are many carpenters maintaining their own workshops and employing human resources.