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Worshipful Company of Coopers

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Ideas for a coopering segment of the Renaissance Artisan project: http://renaissanceartisan.blogspot.com/
Measuring the angle of the staves. Accuracy now saves lost beer later.

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

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). http://education.gtj.org.uk/en/item1/25922

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). http://education.gtj.org.uk/en/item1/25922

Barrelmakers - Jost Amman book of trades

Barrelmakers - Jost Amman book of trades

My finished Mary Rose tankard.

My finished Mary Rose tankard.

Wooden bucket from the Mary Rose. I'm wondering about the stubs of what look like pegs. Volume markers? Repairs?

Wooden bucket from the Mary Rose. I'm wondering about the stubs of what look like pegs. Volume markers? Repairs?

Cooper’s Jointer/Big Jointer

Cooper’s Jointer/Big Jointer