Video: Building a Wood and Canvas Canoe

6:25 p.m. on May 18, 2011 (EDT)
TRAILSPACE STAFF
501 reviewer rep
2,997 forum posts

This thread is for comments on the article "Video: Building a Wood and Canvas Canoe"

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...

Full article at http://www.trailspace.com/blog/2011/05/18/northwoods-canoe-cam.html

8:51 p.m. on May 24, 2011 (EDT)
0 reviewer rep
4 forum posts

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!

August 1, 2014
Quick Reply

Please sign in to reply

 
More Topics
This forum: Older: Outdoor Retailer: As seen at Demo Day Newer: Outdoor Gear Joy, Preschool Style
All forums: Older: 0-15 Degree Bag recommendations Newer: Oregon Dude dies -- stranded 2-months in snow