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Worshipful Company of Coopers

Ideas for a coopering segment of the Renaissance Artisan project:

St. Thomas guild - medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts: chest

Late 15th century dresser featuring linenfold panels.

Medieval bucket from Castell y Bere, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, 13th century. This item comes from: National Museums & Galleries of Wales (Item reference: 53.123/4).

Stave tankards from the Shipwreck Vasa, sank 1628

Antique French staved wine jug...

A cooper's adze I've just started refurbishing back to working order.

Measuring the angle of the staves. Accuracy now saves lost beer later.

antique tools /

Using an inshave to shape the inside walls of a tankard stave.

Calculating the correct angle for staves in making a wooden tankard.

"The Arte & Misterie of Coopering: A method to the mathness." A project from the School of the Renaissance Artisan

MaryRose-wooden tankard open to display pitch (?) lining

File:MaryRose-wooden tankard5.JPG - Wikimedia Commons

Museum of London - Sixteenth century staved tankard found by a mudlark along the Thames

Stave tankards from the Shipwreck Vasa, sank 1628

A cooper using his shaving horse as a workbench to make a bucket. The Mendel Hausbüch: Amb 317.2 ° folio 103 verso