Kastamonu region’s, based on a very old tradition of handicrafts are rich. This is the beginning of the weaving handicrafts income. Ottoman period, “snap snap looms called” primitive looms 30.000 ‘s The far had. The beginning of the century, with mechanization, print, calico and fabric production to become more series, one by one led to the closure looms. Hand weaving almost come to a stop in Kastamonu, Kastamonu göstermiştir.Günümüzde a revival in recent years, and the districts of supporting a total of around 1000 re-loom, traditional hand-woven Kastamonu produced.
Fabrics for home textiles produced for more attractions, some of the Governor’s Office and the Social Assistance and Solidarity Foundation is marketed via cooperatives.Kastamonu in Turkey, where the most intense and dense forests, wood processing all kinds of traditionally well developed.
Vernacular architecture of the house is largely of wood, architectural decoration, old houses and mansions have reached the point of enjoying an extremely thin. Today, a variety of furniture and decorative objects of wood carving products, manufactured by public and private workshops.
Another traditional art of Kastamonu coppersmith, the old bazaar in existence coppersmiths. The past, the major branches of crafts koşumculuk, saddle, felt, ropery blacksmithing, leatherwork, etc. defeated changing lifestyles and economic conditions, have been almost non-existent.
Examples of these arts, Liva Pasha Mansion is possible to see brought into the Ethnography Museum.