Soul of the Craftsman: Shinji's Lifelong Perseverance

Reporter/Provider - General Association of the Chinese Culture

class="meta mb-0">Publish Date - 2021-12-01T18:24:06Z0 views

Home to a bamboo furniture industry, Tainan's Bamboo Street is one of Taiwan's oldest roads. However, the recent influx of cheap, plastic chairs and tables has devastated the bamboo furniture industry that prospered here from the Qing Dynasty and through Japanese rule. But at the Shinji furniture store, third-generation bamboo artisan Wang Ren-hui still makes hand-crafted chairs, tables, and much more.

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