Steve Cayard - Birchbark Canoe Builder

Home Shop Workshop, Wellington, Maine, 2013

About the workshop

In July of 2013 My wife Angela and I hosted a birchbark canoe building workshop at our home in Wellington, Maine.  A group of seven participants built a 16-foot Wabanaki-style canoe in my shop.  When the canoe was finished, except for the etching, we held a drawing, and the winner got the canoe for the cost of the materials and their preparation.  When we went to Kingsbury Pond to launch the canoe, a heron was there; thus was the canoe named.
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