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Build a Wee Lassie Canoe

The original Wee Lassie was a lapstrake-built open cedar canoe made in 1863 by J. Henry Rushton of Canton, NY. Rushton was one of the most famous canoe builders of his era. George Washington Sears, who wrote of his adventures under his pen name of Nessmuk as he recorded his paddling adventures throughout the Adirondacks, popularized these small, finely crafted canoes. Come spend 11 wonderful days with master instructor Larry Benjamin building your own Wee Lassie. You will be guided through every step of the building process. Leave with a beautiful, lightweight canoe that handles well in the water. Open to all level of student.

Tote for Fun

Adirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne

This handy tote designed by Linda is just the right size for that trip to the store to pick up a few things. no need to use the store's shopping cart. Students will weave a plain weave base with the pre-cut spokes. The pattern up the sides is simple, all natural in various widths of reed with seagrass and ribbon for accent. A webbing handle will be added for easy carry. There will be a few different choices of ribbon and webbing colors. Approx. dimensions: 5" x 12" x 9-10" high. Instructor will bring all materials needed to make the basket, students should wear comfortable clothing.

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