Secrets of a craftsman #2 / Segredos de um artesão #2

Secrets of a craftsman #2 / Segredos de um artesão #2

Ataíde progressed faster than his army comrades, getting multiple promotions at once. He also did a stint at the army's carpentry. Much like his father, his skill granted him support among his commanding officers who would even assign him personal projects. "Who was going to the officers houses to work? Neves." he tells in the third person, as if distancing himself from the talented young man that he was. Accidentally chopping off the tip of a thumb earned him yet another promotion and the return to saddlery. Ataíde progrediu na carreira mais rapidamente que…Read more
Secrets of a craftsman #1 / Segredos de um artesão #1

Secrets of a craftsman #1 / Segredos de um artesão #1

In Lisboa, an experienced saddler dodges the crisis thanks to the quality of his work. He works the leather mainly for horseback riders, but doesn't turn his back to unexpected customers, domestic and foreign alike. His joy and his skill are the pillars of his unusual success, he claims, although returning customers and the rarity of his skill may very well be a strong influence. Em Lisboa, um correeiro experiente contorna a crise graças à qualidade do seu trabalho. Trabalha o cabedal maioritariamente para cavaleiros mas não recusa clientes de áreas inesperadas, dentro e…Read more