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The Cooper's Apprentice

by:
David Salvetti (Author)

ISBN: 9781495809811 ©2017
Price: $24.95
Book Size: 8.5" x 11" , 172 pages
Category/Subject: HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / General

Discover the skills and lore of the Cooper’s trade in this guide for the craftsman. You will learn about the tools used and the process of making authentic wooden buckets.

Abstract:
This is the first in depth how-to book on the trade of coopering, the making of buckets and barrels. Written by a cooper for the beginner, this book takes the reader through the history of the cooper’s trade, how to set up shop, coopering tools and how to sharpen them, before detailed, step-by-step instructions for making an authentic wooden bucket. David Salvetti shares many tricks of the trade that are little known. This is an interesting account of an old time skill.

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