Cooperage: The Ancient Art of Barrel Making

Cooperage is the ancient craft of barrel making; an artform, really, that results in a water-tight, wooden vessel held together by nothing more than the hoops that surround it. Contents 1 Cooperage Over Time 2 Anatomy of a Wooden Barrel 2.1 Staves 2.2 Hoops 2.3 Chime 2.4 Croze 2.5 Head 3 How to Make a … Continue reading Cooperage: The Ancient Art of Barrel Making