Baan Tawai Village is home to Chiang Mai’s most talented woodcarvers. Here, you can find the best quality wooden items at terrific prices, all while supporting the hardworking local artisans.
It’s more than just a shop; come and spend at least half a day to witness these amazing carvers do their magic on wood.
Baan Tawai Village Crafts, Wood Carving, Shops & Map, Chiang Mai
Choose from various demonstrations such as wood merchandise, lacquerware, carpentry, cultural shows, and more. They are simply fascinating to watch, especially considering how woodwork is a highly specialised skill that has been passed down from one generation to another. The local craftsmen are among the best woodcarvers in the world!
If you find a large piece of furniture that you just can’t forget about, they can arrange for professional packing and transportation to your address overseas. There are so many beautiful large pieces that will make a great addition to your home. In fact, you can easily decorate an entire apartment with the sheer variety of décor available here without breaking the bank.
Aside from wooden handicrafts, Baan Tawai Village is also a great place to find antiques, silk products, candles, incense, handmade soaps, oils, earthenware, bamboo products, lamps fames, wall art, and so much more. This is where shops from Samui, Phuket, and Bangkok source many goods but it’s sold in Chiang Mai straight from the source at much lower prices.
The village is found just off Hang Dong Road, around 12 kilometres south-west of the city centre.