How To Build a Coracle – A One Person Boat Made From Twigs and Such

0
181
Photograph by the National Museum Wales. Reproduced under the Creative Commons 2.0 Licence
Photograph by the National Museum Wales

Mother Earth News shares how to build a Coracle . The article has detailed instructions but very little visual pictures. The video below will more than make up for that as well as make you laugh.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/do-it-yourself/how-to-build-a-coracle.aspx?page=2#axzz2MUeBPFiM

This video is truly the best way to explain how to build and (funny) how to use.

Coracle Making. Photograph by the National Museum Wales. Reproduced under the Creative Commons 2.0 Licence
. Photograph by the National Museum Wales.

A father teaching his son to build a coracle …. passing the skill on to the next generation.

 

Coracle men with their catch of fish 1905. Photograph by the National Museum Wales. Reproduced under the Creative Commons 2.0 Licence
. Photograph by the National Museum Wales.

Two men who used their coracles to fish upon the waters photographed bringing home their catch of fish 1905.

.
.

The Big Book of Boat Canvas: A Complete Guide to Fabric Work on Boats

Trimaco 4-Feet by 5-Feet 8-Ounce Contractor Grade Premium Cotton Heavyweight Canvas Drop Cloth 58905

How to Build a Coracle

Coracles of the World

Nets and Coracles