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Juan José Florez Rodríguez

Juan José Florez began working with wood at an early age by making toys for himself and his friends. Now he is a full-time carpenter making furniture and canoes. During the winter when production is at its highest, he works at a rate of one or two canoes per day.

"Carving is a practical skill because, the truth is, one is born with it without needing a teacher. It’s a natural thing."

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