in the middle ages ,most product were made by hand or using simple tool. The people who made them were called artisans . Each artisan specialised in a certain products such as shoes or weapon. They made and sold their products in a small workshops, which were in their houses.apprentices worked for a master artisan for no salary learning the trade. They lived in the artisan´s houses and were given food and clothesjourneymen were young men who worked for different masters,and received a salarymasters were the owners of the workshop and toolguildartisant of thd craft guilds together guilds had strict control over their trade.