In a small premises on the ground floor of the Annunziata square on Corso Umberto I, provided by the Municipal Administration, La Radice Cultural Association has set up the carpenter’s workshop, one of the most widespread trades in the village, as every family had to rely on it. Like the other workshops that have been or will be created, it aims to be one of the many pieces of the planned Open-Air Museum. There are two antique workbenches to admire, gifted to the Association by the heirs of two skilled Badolato artisans, Master Gianni Verdiglione (1887-1944) and Master Peppino Spagnolo (1906- 2003), who belonged to the large group of Badolatesi (carpenters and tailors) who traveled to Naples in the 19th and 20th centuries to refine and specialize in their craft.

The premises also showcase numerous woodworking tools, as well as an ancient handloom, which was also a generous gift from a thoughtful individual.

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