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Ishpeming Canoes

Discussion in 'Birchbarks, Dugouts and Primitive Craft' started by beaver, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. beaver

    beaver Birchbark CanoeingBuilder

    A time-lapse of a days activities at Ishpeming Canoes, the birch bark is unrolled and the building frame is constructed. The frame is then weighted down with rocks to hold it in place and stakes are driven around the sides to stabilize the bark pieces and gunwale placement.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td8h5g33ujE&feature=channel

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    Last edited: Aug 13, 2010
  2. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    Looks like the work of our Upper Peninsula Chapter members, John & Victoria Jungwirth... thanks for posting this!

    Kathy
     

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