Preview: The Birth Of A Dugout Canoe

April 10, 2017

Avatar Maynard Bray

This Flotsam video suggested by Off Center Harbor member Paul Slowick. Thanks Paul.

We’ve read about how pre-industrial age builders chopped dugout canoes from big pine logs, but in this video, you can now see it happen thanks to the Guild of Northern Master Craftsmen. Afterward, to make a better boat out of it, you’ll also see how the basic dugout is heated and softened with steam so its sides can be pulled apart. The ax and the adze steal this show; you don’t see a single power tool.

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