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A rather charming stop-motion video of Italian toymaker Rosario Calandra at work by Michael Dunlea who sez:

Rosario Calandra from Ventrytoy playfully shows us how he makes just one of his vast collection of 100% Irish handmade wooden toys, “The Bremen Town Musicians”. The video hopefully highlights just how labour intensive it is to make these toys which are unique in design and are made to last. Rosario hails from Sicily but has settled in Ventry village (Ceann TrĂ¡) in county Kerry in the West of Ireland. This video will be used to promote Ventrytoy at the upcoming National Crafts and Design Fair 2013 (4th – 8th December) in the RDS, Dublin, Ireland.

(Thanks Michael)