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Vintage Village Craftsman Carpenter's Chalkline Tool

Vintage Village Craftsman Carpenter's Chalkline Tool

Regular price $187.00 USD
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Discover the vanishing traditions of indigenous cultures through this exquisite vintage carpenter's chalkline tool, a handcrafted treasure from the island of Lombok, Indonesia. Carved from richly patinated wood, every curve and detail of this antique tool bears the unmistakable mark of the village craftsman's loving hands and a lifetime of devoted work.

More than just a functional tool, this piece is a sculptural folk art object that pays homage to the importance of the carpenter's craft in Lombok's indigenous communities.

The rich patina on this beautifully carved antique wood chalkline tool from the island of Lombok Indonesia reflects a lifetime of loving work by a village carpenter.

A rare piece of living history, its graceful form transcends mere utility, elevating it to the realm of decorative art that celebrates the skill and artistry of the island's traditional artisans.

What a lovely gift for a collector of vintage and antique tools!  A graceful artisanal folk art sculpture object for your collection. 

  • 6 1/2"L  x  2 1/2"T  x  1 7/8"W.  The metal handle is 5"Long
  • One of a Kind.
  • Handcrafted in Lombok, Indonesia.
  • Wood & metal.
  • Vintage
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