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.
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Today in Colonial Williamsburg, the master cooper, his journeymen, and ...
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.
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
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.
Farmers in colonial times tended livestock and grew food for their families as well
as ... Coopers or barrel-makers crafted casks to hold commodities like flour, ...
Cooper or Barrel maker. On early census records an occupation listed was "
Cooper." I thought it might be .... Colonial Williamsburg Cooper · Williamsburg
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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.
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Jun 8, 2011 ... Interview with Ramona Vogel, journeyman cooper at Colonial Williamsburg. April