The German smoker is a fun alternative to the usual incense burner. A traditional Christmas project, these delightful wooden figurines can be made in all kinds of characters for all year round use.

The smoker figure, or Rauchermann in German, are a traditional decoration that holds burning incense, so the figure appears to be smoking,

They originate from the Ore Mountain region of Erzgebirge in Germany and are great fun; with many different variations of characters to make you will be spoilt for choice!

Make your own German smoker

Watch Colwin in our Woodworking Wisdom demo as he shows you how to make your own hollowed incense burner character.

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If you have enjoyed this project, why not have a go at one of our other traditional wooden Christmas projects?

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