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cooper (GB)

Crafting profession for the production of containers and vessels mostly made of wood, for example, wine barrels. Depending on the country and region, there were or are different names such as Binder, Böttcher or Bottiger (from vat ), Böttner or Büttner (from vat ), Fassbinder, Fässler, Fasszieher, Holzküfer, Kübler (von Kübel), Küfer, Küfner, Pinter, Schäffler, Schedler (by Schedel Volume, ), Simmermacher (from Simmer = Hohlmaß), Tonmacher (from ton = Volume), Weinküfer and Wynzuegel. The name derives from the skid (Wooden vessel) off; The Celts used already around 600 BC On a large scale wooden barrels for the transport of wine; Therefore, the craft of the barrel manufacturer has an age-old tradition (see in detail under wine vessels ). Until the industrialization existed with the beer brewer and the wine coopers (the one for the basement work at the winemaking was responsible) or were these activities often performed by one person. The Weinküfer is today in Germany as wine technologist designated. Today the wooden barrels are in Tonnelleries industrially produced. See a complete list of relevant keywords below barrel,

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