The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts

 

Coopering (spirits)

 

The making of wooden casks bound with metal hoops, specifically for spirits. See the separate entry for coopering (beer).

 

Status Currently viable
Craft category  Wood
Historic area of significance  Scotland
Area currently practised  Scotland
Origin in the UK
Minimum no. of craftspeople required
Current no. of trainees
Current no. of skilled craftspeople
Current total no. of craftspeople

 

History

 

Techniques

 

Local forms

 

Sub-crafts

 

Issues affecting the viability of the craft

 

Support organisations

Craftspeople currently known

 

Other information

 

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