Locksmith-turned-sculptor wows locals with his work

Photo: Gabriela Hykl, Czech Radio

Karel Raab trained as a locksmith in view of taking over the family firm, but his yearning to create art was stronger. He started out by creating small pieces for his garden in his spare time. They soon got noticed and enabled him to turn his hobby into a thriving business.

When his friends were considering what path in life they wanted to follow, Karel Raab had his future pretty much settled. It was clear that he would one day take over the family firm and follow in his father’s footsteps. But his natural inclination soon led him elsewhere.

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Authors: Daniela Lazarová, Růžena Vorlová, Source:Český rozhlas