I found two articles that seemed interesting, focusing on woodworkers in France, and on a longstanding tradition of education, maybe similar to an apprenticeship in France, whom I understand are called ‘compagnons’.
The first article published in Atlas Obscura, is on this cool collection of miniature staircases, done by the compagnons:
This second article talks about Macron’s recent visit with his education ministers, to fulfill a promise to the organization:
If I do purchase an apartment, its 300-year-old staircase needs to be updated. I’m wondering how much they charge… It would be great to get the benefit of such wonderful workmanship and a beautiful staircase, and maybe to watch them work. Probably out of my price range but still.