THE CRAFT OF has long been extant in this region due to the.
This huge cluster in Kirt Nagar with over 50,000 to 60,000
craftsmen engaged in crafting wood furniture was set up in 1975 by the Delhi government as a jungle of sagwan
wood grew here providing the raw material needed for the craft. Working in
workshop on an assembly line craftsmen specialize in executing a particular
stage of the craft process whether it be the designing and transferring the farma pattern image onto the wool, or carving.
An unusual feature is that the craftsmen sell the products
in an unfinished and un-polished form thereby any faults or discrepancies in
the wood or workmanship can easily be identified. This furniture is then
polished, finished, upholstered and sold by upmarket showrooms. The craftsmen
specialize in ornate carvings on Chairs, Tables, Side tables, Beds,
Cupboards, Sofas, etc
Other areas in Delhi where carving and carpentry skills are
available is in Panchkuian Road and Jail Road
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