Cooper


For two full days at Genesee Country Museum (Mumford, NY, September 24-25, 2016), I worked with master cooper Jerry Walker, under whose tutelage I made the wooden bucket pictured here, including bands, bottom, and hand-made staves (tapered, beveled, curved inside, and rounded outside). (Staves are the mainstay of the cooper's work which includes barrels, washtubs, butter churns, and the like.)






Previous persona   Previous                       Next  Next persona