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“The bench is wide, the pole is long, the pole is not wide, the bench is not long”….I’m done. I don’t know if you bit your tongue.All right, let’s put our tongues aside and show you a bench that’s longer than the pole and wider than the pole, a chair to be exact.That’s it!!3.8 meters high!!Of course, our reporter did a bit of work to get up there and left with one photo of his career that he most wanted to delete.Back to this huge chair, let’s introduce the owner of this chair: Du Pitao he likes to be called “Carpenter Du”.When I was 17 years old, I entered this line of work.19 years old independent portal, with apprentices into the famous head;28 years old to start their own furniture factory until today;Fifty years not only did not kill Du Pitao’s feelings for woodworking, but increasingly deepened.The time he spends in the studio every day “communicating” with all kinds of wood makes him feel more grounded.In ancient times, “a carpenter, half a gentleman”.This shows, the position of this carpenter is much important, and now, custom furniture became fashion, factory production occupied the mainstream.But in some corners of the city, there is always such ingenuity to keep traditional woodworking skills alive.This three-drawer table, as its name implies, is a table with three drawers. Carpenter Du and his partner have been working on it for two days, including sawing, planing and assembling tenons by hand.”Carpenters see sharp, bricklayers see edge”, a sharp corner of the table, is to measure the standard of carpentry skills.He pulled a big saw to cut down grandma’s big locust tree, made boxes and cabinets, and sent his daughter out to chisel, plane knife, ink fountain…These heirloom tools are only a few decades old, but now they seem like a lifetime ago.Only when familiar nursery rhymes ring, those dusty already long memory just can be awakened gradually, savour the unique lasting appeal that gives traditional woodworking.Jiaodong carpenter, the use of materials must be exquisite;The woodwork, not fancy but durable.Du pitao has collected many traditional wooden furniture from Jiaodong, including tables with a history of hundreds of years.Many of these skills are lost to modern furniture.Today, in order to inherit and carry forward the wisdom of our ancestors, Carpenter Du insists on decorating a public welfare woodworking intangible cultural heritage exhibition hall with a space of more than 2,000 square meters on his company building.In addition to displaying wood tools and jiaodong traditional houses, there is also a large experience area.During holidays, many children and parents come here to make simple wood products with traditional tools and mortise and tenon structures to feel the traditional woodworking culture.This ancient craft is engraved in the memory of every generation of Jiaodong people.Declaration: The copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will promptly deal with.Email address: jpbl@jp.jiupainews.com

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