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Creation of a Canoe
Description: Traditional wooden canoes are made at the Old Town Canoe Co in Old Town, Maine

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Clip #: MF-26A-12
Length: 3:24
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Maine
Subject: Boats
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1950s, Old Town Canoe Co, Old Town, Maine, western red cedar being used to make canoes, male workers shaping and hammering canoe ribs in place, male workers hammering planking around ribs, male worker applying marine varnish to inside of hull, male workers sanding planking on outside of canoe, canvas being affixed to outside of canoe and excess trimmed away, male worker tacking canvas in place, blowtorch being used and waterproof finish applied to canvas to achieve glossy finish, male worker mounting vises on edge of canoe edge, male worker sanding edge of canoe, male worker painting exterior of canoe, man paddling canoe with female passenger


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