Bucket Making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

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Learn the craft of the cooper with Tony Adams.

This two-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.

Held at Ballarat’s Australian Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades, a world-class facility dedicated to learning and preserving Australia’s rare arts and trades through a series of workshops, masterclasses, events, and residencies.

Content: Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades

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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

08 Jun

9:00am - 5:00pm

Australian Centre for Gold Rush Collections

Bradshaw Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

$615.00 per person


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