Hand-carved wooden furniture helps put Bosnian town on the map

KONJIC, Bosnia (Reuters) – A family in southern Bosnia is producing hand-crafted wooden furniture for export, helping to revive a century-old craft that suffered during the country’s war in the 1990s.

A worker handles canvas parts for furniture at the Inside by Eco company in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 10, 2018. Picture taken July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The Niksic family has been in the woodcarving business since 1919, based in the town of Konjic and using logs from forests that cover around half of the country in the Balkans.

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