Canoe Building with Duluth Folk School
July 29, 2021

Building a Canoe, Day 4

Our canoe is really taking shape!

Today we did some fine-tuning, and then we did a lot of lashing, where we tied the ribs to the stringers using an artificial sinew. We still have a couple more stringers to go, and then tomorrow, we’ll get to do more steaming!

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This program is made possible with the generous support of our partners and supporters, including:

Urban Boat Builders

Building Boats, Launching Lives

Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Private Giving for the Public Good



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