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The workshop of the Boos joinery, which existed from 1794 to 1969 in Aulendorf in Upper Swabia . Tools and equipment have been collected by four generations of master carpenters. In the 1960s, this workshop, which managed completely without electrical machines, was used by the last carpenter from the Boos family. Today it is exhibited in the Museum of Everyday Culture in Waldenbuch .
Work surface in a workshop with various tools

A workshop is a place of work with existing tools or machinery for the manufacture or repair of industrial goods . It is the space in which a trade is carried out, insofar as it cannot or does not have to take place in the open air.

From pre-industrial times until today, workshops are the places in which handicrafts or handicraft goods are produced (see also Manufactory ).

Widespread workshops today are mainly in craft industries , such as in Carpenter - or locksmith workshops , art forging , Tailoring , Sanitary Installations , garage (or Mietwerkstatt ) or in the arts as studios . There are also demonstration workshops in various trades, which clearly demonstrate the manual work processes for visitors. There are also cultural or theater workshops in the cultural sector.

In the course of the do-it-yourself movement, many hobby workshops were created in the private sector ( do -it-yourselfers ).

The workshop production refers to a type of production in which the resources are organized according to the performance principle and spatially summarized, e.g. B. in the auto repair shop and carpenter's shop .

A workshop can figuratively be a meeting or a learning unit. This term emphasizes solving problems or practicing directly on the topic.

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