This Oslo-based luthier showcases his street-facing atelier
I started working in Oslo 15 years ago, and I’ve been based at this shop since 2016. Before that, I was sharing the space with a woodwind workshop in the next room, and eventually got tired of the noise so I moved 100 metres down the road! This workshop is much bigger and airier with much more natural light, which is an important consideration for makers based in Norway. It was originally a cheese shop and bakery, and some of the older residents tell me about the particularly good buns they used to have there. The shop next door is a furniture restorer, so it is nice to have a lot of craftsmanship in this little corner of town…
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