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TRICKS OF THE TRADE

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Toys and the Making of Barrels
Described by craftsmen and introduced by F. H. Grisewood
(From Birmingham)
In this programme, which Midland is contributing as the first of a new series in the National programme, a foreman enameller from a hard toy factory in the Black Country will give an impression of his work in a trade which he has followed for twenty-one years. Then a young woman who designs dresses for a soft toy factory will speak for the other side of the industry. A journeyman cooper from Burton-on-Trent, who has been in the trade since boyhood will describe the making of barrels, and the ancient custom of initiating a young cooper who has completed his apprenticeship. A large barrel is built round the young man who has finished his time, and he is then rolled in the barrel for a short distance.

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Introduced By: F. H. Grisewood






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