Christian Werner - the Ring-Turner / Reifendrehen / Wood Carver at Work

Posted on December 08, 2014 | 0 Comments

With his woodworking workshop in Seiffen (Germany's Christmas Capital), the Erzgebirge, Germany, Christian Werner is one of only eight master craftsmen in Reifendrehen - ring-turning. 

His work is truly exquisite!! You will want to read the German blog post available here (even though the article about Werner is a bit whimsical in Google translation it is worth the read and includes additional photographs of Werner).  AND we know you will enjoy the video below of Werner at work in his Seiffen studio.


My Growing Traditions, of course, offers a selection of his folk art -


From left to right: the Bremen Town Musicians, the Bernese Mountain Dog, and a wonderful mixed-media Pack Donkey

plus sets of his Cows and Sheep


and we look forward to adding more in 2015.

Enjoy our Christian Werner Pinterest Board!


Posted in Christian Werner, Erzgebirge, German Folk Art



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