17 years ago Karita made her first scroll sawed products. These products were
made only for her own use. But when friends saw what she had made, they asked her to make
something similar also for them. This is how it all began. She became more and more
interested and involved in her handicraft. After some years the hobby was already a
part-time work and since some years it is a full time job in her own firm; Karitas
Snickarbod. As she produces everything herself, each product is of course a result of her
handicraft and everything is given a personal touch.
In the beginning the sales and marketing of the products were handled
partly via exhibitions for handicraft and via smaller sales happenings in different
places. These events gave good opportunities to create the first contacts to the
As her products became more known in the region, the need for such
channels were not as big anymore.
Many of the products are
made according to old patterns mainly from the period 1920 - 1930 but an increasing number
of her articles are nowadays of her own design.