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Making and Sailing Coracles ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Dave Purvis, with the help of Ian Welford, describes how to make, carry and sail a coracle here at the `Wild About Wood` fair at York Arboretum. Dave describes a coracle as, “Just a basket…

Posted in: Uncategorised ~ On: 27 November, 2013

16 comments so far

Old Bones Bushcraft
January 24, 2016

I can understand the interest , But holy shit what a waste of fuel moving that thing around and pokey . You can build a small rectangle craft a lot quicker and move a lot faster

September 24, 2016

I can't wait to build something like this

Rokh &Roll
September 29, 2016

What a nice gent, I really enjoyed this and found him very interesting to listen to with his knowledge on the building, history and techniques of the coracles, thanks.

Dave M
December 24, 2016

Can you use painters drop cloth canvas as a substitute?

jim crow
March 1, 2017

Cool video.

J Mel Harley
April 20, 2017

Very good an inspiration to make one

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