Building a Kayak Using the Techniques of Long Dead Boatbuilders

A Thousand Hands Ago


Tue, Feb 16th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this short documentary, Danish kayak builder Anders Thygesen shows how he built an Aleutian iqyax using the materials and techniques no one knows anymore.

Over the course of three days, Danish kayak builder Anders Thygesen builds an Aleutian iqyax by the shore of his local lake. He reflects on the process of learning these skills from masters whom he has never met.



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