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Old 11th April 2019
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Artisan shop

Looking around town for some old technology to photograph, I stumbled into this little shop:









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Re: Artisan shop

Wow what a great find, and to get to photograph the place a real bonus.
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Re: Artisan shop

And Ian Stevens was an absolute gent, showed me what he was doing, very happy for me to take a few snaps in the shop..
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Re: Artisan shop

Good range of hole punches!

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Good range of hole punches!

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He said the bigger ones are getting quite rare now.
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Re: Artisan shop

The shop front nicely sets the scene, but it is the interior shots that really shine. Old technology in spades!
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Re: Artisan shop

A superb find and a very nice shopkeeper.
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Re: Artisan shop

Iím wearing one of his very belts at this moment

A tip: he also makes handbags, purses and ladyís other leather goods, so be a bit careful showing Mrs Walti those images...
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Re: Artisan shop

That's a great find. I bet there aren't many shops like that around now.
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Iím wearing one of his very belts at this moment

A tip: he also makes handbags, purses and ladyís other leather goods, so be a bit careful showing Mrs Walti those images...
The handbags were very nice, he had an "antique" bag/case he was repairing, couldn't work out what it originally was for, looked like an old Avo bag, but wasn't as it didn't have Avo embossed anywhere, and was slightly the wrong shape.. But it was full of little details you just don't see any more, to make it easier to use.
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