Thursday, October 6, 2016

Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub

Wooden-container-makers and related jobs:

Tubber: made tubs, barrels, casks, etc.
Trugger: made long, shallow baskets
Tranquetter: made hoops
Hooper: put hoops on barrels, casks, etc.
Cowper: made wooden items
Cooper: made and repaired barrels, tubs, casks, etc.
Bodger: made wooden chair legs and spars
Auger maker: made carpenter's augers, used for boring holes in wood
Arkwright: made arks [wooden chests and coffers]

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