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Welcome to Prairie Workshops

Prairie Workshops LLC, a small workshop located in Vicksburg, Michigan, produces quality handmade goods.

Our main products are coopering tools targeted for the small cooperages and re-enactors. Other products cover a broad range of items including hand-crafted wooden buckets, barrels, pitchforks and hay rakes. Hand-forged blacksmith items are also an exciting part of our product line.

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Wheelwrighting At The Indiana State Fair

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