About this workshop
Learn the craft of the cooper with Tony Adams.
This 2-day workshop is an introduction to the craft of the cooper or barrel maker. White coopering is the making of straight-staved containers such as buckets that can be used for holding liquids.
Your instructor, Tony Adams, will guide you through the process of making a barrel with hand tools. You will produce a wooden bucket complete with splayed and riveted metal hoops and a rope handle using traditional techniques.
At the end of the workshop, you will take your finished bucket home with you.
Required skill level
No previous experience required
What do I need to bring?
Snacks, lunch, water bottle, notepad and pen
Workshop appropriate - closed toe shoes, no hanging jewellery, hair tied back
Maximum class size
Small class size – max 6 participants
What is Included
All instructions, tools and materials are included
You will learn
You will learn to use hand tools and traditional techniques to make a wooden bucket complete with splayed and riveted metal hoops and a rope handle.
Morning tea/lunch info
Morning tea included. A one hour lunch break is included and smaller breaks as necessary.
About the instructor