The process of making a high high quality wine barrel is still done extremely much by hand. Each piece of wood is hand selected, even from the point of buying specific logs at auctions.  In this video he is utilizing many power tools as well as contemporary techniques, however still performing whatever himself. I couldn’t discover any type of videos of coopers utilizing only hand tools, let me understand if you discover one.

This video is rather bad quality, however many more hand tools are utilized in the process.


Just in situation you’re curious, here’s what the factory style production of these things is more like.