The Birth of a Dugout Canoe

  • Year 2017
  • Country Latvia
  • Runtime 14 min
  • Director Jacob Dimiters

Film Summary

This documentary features the difficult and time-consuming process of making a traditional expanded dugout canoe using mostly traditional hand tools and techniques. The woodworker is Rihards Vidzickis, an experienced green woodworker, wood sculptor and dugout canoe maker. Rihards’ passion for green wood and solid wood creations has only grown since his childhood days.