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Cooperage from Encyclopedia – Diderot and D’alembert 1772

Posted by on January 4, 2013

Cooperage from Encyclopedia  Diderot and D'alembert_1772

From the Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades, Diderot and D’Alembert

We carry barrels that are still made pretty much the same way today.

Details: workshop, workmen, barrel, mallet, chisel, shaving horse, windlass, draw knife, barrel hoops, spigot, pitcher, churn, tub, rundlet

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siftingthepast_cooperage3 from Encyclopedia_Diderot and D'alembert_1772

One Response to Cooperage from Encyclopedia – Diderot and D’alembert 1772

  1. brian

    A very good book on the coopers trade is “The Cooper & his Trade” by Ken Kilby.

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