The passion for wood is the same passion that animates the workshop in the heart of Oltrarno, where you can smell the odour of wood transformed into furnishings, objects and small pieces of furniture. The Castorina workshop can meet the demands of the most diverse customers and works closely with architecture and designers. Besides its production, Castorina also performs restoration work and is a reference point for restorers and hobbyists who are looking for original and valuable pieces. A passion that began in 1895, when the grandfather learned the art of carving in Sicily, it continues today in the heart of Florence.
Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm
Via di Santo Spirito, 15/r, Firenze, FI, Italia - +39 055 212885 - http://www.castorina.net
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