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Cooper (profession)


A cooper is someone in the trade of making utensils, casks, drums and barrels and other accessories, usually out of wood, but sometimes using other materials.

Cooper : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History & Citizenship Site


Today in Colonial Williamsburg, the master cooper, his journeymen, and apprentices ... Many colonial coopers worked on plantations to produce the many  ...

Colonial Cooper « - Mr. Nussbaum


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 occupation: cooper - colonial american digressions


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.

What tools did the colonial cooper use? - Ask.com


Colonial coopers used an abundance of carpentry tools to cut and shape wood. ... What cooking tools did the Pilgrims use during colonial times?

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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 ...
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Apr 23, 2011 ... The Cooper at Colonial Williamsburg. Dicecatt ... Colonial Williamsburg Hay Cabinet Shop Tour (part 1) "Outside the Shop" - Duration: 6:50.

18th-Century Colonial Cooper Makers | eHow


The cooper business in 18th-century Colonial America thrived because the wooden casks, ... Coopers were in great demand in the 18th-century colonial period.

The Village Carpenter: Ramona Vogel: Cooper at Colonial ...


Apr 30, 2010 ... That, according to Ramona Vogel, journeyman cooper at Colonial ... for 7 years— the traditional period—before becoming journeymen.

Cooper | Tour The Revolutionary City | Colonial Williamsburg


Learn about tours of the Cooper in Colonial Williamsburg's Revolutionary City, see hours of operation, and buy tickets online.

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Coopers in Colonial America - Everything You Wanted to Know


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 ...

Colonial Sense: Society-Lifestyle: Signs of the Times: The Cooper


The word "cooper" is derived from "cuparius" of Roman times, makers of ... Some of the earliest exports in the colonies were barrel staves and larger pipe staves.

Barrel making - RootsWeb - Ancestry.com


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 if ...