Artisan shares techniques for making wooden buckets
Wood baskets at the Indiana State Fair
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A barrel maker is called a Coopersmith.
This bucket maker is also called a Cooper. Peter Cooper can be found in the Pioneer Village at the Indiana State Fairgrounds demonstrating the old world tools and methods that make heirloom quality buckets.
With a steady eye, a steady hand, and a steady pace he churns out 50-60 buckets a year.