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What are buckets, piggins, firkins, and hogsheads? Ask a cooper. Watch coopers transform flat boards into precisely shaped staves and join them — all by eye — into barrels of these oddly-named sizes.

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Working Wood In The 18th Century

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DIY-ers & Makers Itinerary

See the time before power tools and meet our world-class artisans in the Historic Trades. Must see for DIY and makers of all ages!

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Historic Trades

Discover craftsmanship in more than 20 trades, where modern-day practitioners use 18th-century tools and techniques to apprentice in — and eventually master — blacksmithing, woodworking or gunsmithing, just to name a few.

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