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Specificity, Trial

1:42 min. - Even the length of the rope is customized. It corresponds to the length of the carrier’s neck. This makes it possible for the portage carrier to rest his head if he lifts his shoulders, or rest his shoulders if he uses his head.

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Narrator - Even the length of the cord is personalized. It corresponds to the length of the porter's neck. This way of doing things gives the person carrying the canoe the option of resting his head, if he raises his shoulders, or resting his shoulders, if he raises his head.
Jean-Baptiste Bellefleur - You never put a new canoe into the water on a Friday. You can do it on a Saturday if you like. But not on Friday. It's like Sunday. However, once you've put your canoe into the water, you can use it any time, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, whenever you like.
Music - Rodrigue Fontaine, Bill St-Onge, Luc Bacon


2 Comments

David 5 years, 9 months ago

Ça ressemble à du simili cuir la peau du Canoe , est - ce le cas?
C'est la première fois que je le vois, c'est une bonne idée

Marc Fortin 8 years, 10 months ago

Très belle démonstration de savoir faire et d'efficacité qui doit être transmise aux générations. Des outils simples et un grande habilité et fierté de faire soi-même..


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