Video: Building a Wood and Canvas Canoe

6:25 p.m. on May 18, 2011 (EDT)
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Today we published the first in a series of articles by Erich Volkstorf on canoes and paddling. Erich's initial piece explains the various materials — from birch bark and wood and canvas to Kevlar and carbon fiber — found in canoes today. While publishing the article, I came across a number of craftsmen (and women) still making wooden canoes by hand. As anyone who has seen a handcrafte...

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8:51 p.m. on May 24, 2011 (EDT)
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Amazing videos! They made me think of a good friend of mine who makes his own Kayaks. It's definitely an art form, that's for sure!

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