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Tools Last Master Cooper

Clare Finney speaks to Alastair Simms, the last master barrel maker in Britain

With curved drawknives to shape wooden staves and bitstocks to drill holes for pins, the cooper fashioned casks and barrels.

Colonial Williamsburg journal, a popular history magazine about historic Williamsburg its people.

Barrels Last Master Cooper

Clare Finney speaks to Alastair Simms, the last master barrel maker in Britain

Edinburgh at Work  -  Anderson's Cooperage  -  Leith Docks, 1993

Edinburgh at Work - Anderson's Cooperage - Leith Docks, 1993

North British Distillery Cooperage, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland  -  1995

Talk to Portobello History Society - October 2008

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh - 1996

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Shavings Last Master Cooper

Shavings Last Master Cooper

Coopering 4

Coopering 4

Coopering 6

Coopering 6

Coopering 5

Coopering 5

Coopering 3

Coopering 3

Coopering 2

Coopering 2

Coopering 1

Coopering 1

Driver, Hoop

Driver, Hoop

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