The coopers tools are for the greater part from the too brothers, Jens and Hans Heidmanns, who both are living in Bindslev to day, their grandfather, Jens Heidmann.

It was the need of everyday life for vessels, which vwas the background for the beginning of the work of cooper. In relation to other tradeworks it happened comparatively late, probably in the end of fifteenhundred.

The craft is related to other woodworking trades as carpenter, joiner, wheelwrighter and coachbuilder, and without no doubt, it had been specialised out from here about the special technique to have the walls of the vessels wedformed staves to be kept in place, only by the pressure from the surrounded strings.