Coopers works to create casks for things like tobacco, flour and gunpowder, to store liquids and ship items. Coopers usually worked on plantations, but some also worked on merchant...
Cooper refers to a profession involved in the work of making utensils, casks,
drums and barrels and other accessories, usually out of wood but may also
Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest ...
Today in Colonial Williamsburg, the master cooper, his journeymen, and ...
Sep 19, 2014 ... While I knew that casks (or barrels, as we might commonly call them today) were
used to store virtually everything in colonial times: dried grains ...
The word "cooper" is derived from "cuparius" of Roman times, makers of cupals
or wooden casks in which wine producers of Cisalpine Gaul stored their wares.
Jun 11, 2012 ... A cooper who made barrels did well in port towns and centers of ... to be done
several times to be absorbed, and then repeated infrequently.
Cooper or Barrel maker. On early census records an occupation listed was "
Cooper." I thought it might be fun to let you see what your ancestor did for a living
Aug 22, 2012 ... This is a video of 'Jack the Cooper' making barrels as they would have been
crafted in the 18th century. The annual Revolutionary War ...
This page describes the work of a colonial cooper. Did you know that coopers
made a type of barrel called a hogshead, which was used to ship huge quantities
Colonial coopers used an abundance of carpentry tools to cut and shape wood.
These included ... What cooking tools did the Pilgrims use during colonial times?