Man shows his skill on building a Canoe from Birch tree in North of United States.
United States USA Date:1975 Duration:5 min 14 sec Sound:Yes
Birch Canoe builder with his wife paddles a self built canoe in North of United States. He soaks a large piece of cedar for the frame. The Canoe builder cuts the cedar log into long strips. He lights a burner and places wooden strips into it. The heated strips are then bent over the lower side of a canoe form. Man removes bark from Birch tree and joins them. Wooden form is placed in the center of birch bark sheets. They bind the Canoe with root strips, sewing them on. They affix gunwales and clamp the pieces in place. They paint pitch containing charcoal onto the seams. View of the man canoeing in his hand-built canoe.
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