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Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe

BY MARY CATTERLIN
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

"That not how most people build boats these days but I figured I was new to woodworking, logs float no matter what, and I was committed."

In Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 1Mary Catterlin and and Amy Lukas share their story of how, in the summer of 2012, they circumnavigated Lake Michigan in their handmade dugout sailing canoe. After 93 days and 1200 miles, they returned home to the beach of Beverly Shores, Indiana. This adventure has led to the creation of a self-produced documentary and a published illustrated journal.

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Family Boatbuilding, Getting Kids on the Water with Their Own Hands

BY TOM HURST
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 16, 2017

Tom Hurst has been a woodworking and natural resources teacher for a good long while. He has built and guided the creation of many items of furniture, art pieces, toys, buildings and of course boats. He has built sailboats, canoes and sea kayaks with audiences from children to seniors both locally and around the US. Over 100 canoes and kayaks grace our local waters that were built in his shops. Family boatbuilding is still his favorite. It is a project to draw together people and get them on the water. A natural teacher with a love of sharing the outdoors and practical skills, He has a passion for hands-on experiential education.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “wooden boats”

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Blue Hill, ME @ Central Hall (South Blue Hill Grange)
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Midcoast @ Watt's Hall
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Pittsfield @ Berkshire Museum
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The Incredible Stories of Wooden Buildings

BY MARTIN RAJNIŠ
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 14, 2012

The presentation contains stories about wooden buildings that were realised in the Czech Republic by Martin Rajnis and his students. The buildings are inspired by traditional dwellings found in many parts of the world, that are friendly to the environment and, for the most part, very cheap. Martin also points out the bureaucratic system that affects Czech building policies. (in Czech)

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Creating a Community Boathouse

BY BRAD NORRIS
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Brad Norris, architect and member of the National Rowing Club, presents the ideas and initiatives in progress to bring a community boathouse to downtown Nashville's riverfront.

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Apprenticing: A Path Towards Personal Growth & Fulfillment

BY LANCE LEE
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Lance Lee has long been an advocate for apprenticing in traditional wooden boatbuilding and is founder of the Apprenticeshops in Maine and Russia and co-founder of Atlantic Challenge International. He believes making, doing, experiencing and apprenticing to a craft leads people towards caring lives governed by practiced rather than professed integrity. Having flunked retirement, Lance is initiating another boatbuilding program in Nobleboro, Maine.

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Wieringer Boat Lettering

BY DAVID QUAY
@ VOL 10 ON APR 22, 2014

David Quay talks about a museum exhibition in Netherlands which showed the impressive work of amateur typographer in fishing boats and he went on a quest to find him. Through his journey, he found his daughter and shares his techniques.

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Wooden Handle

BY ALEX MOWAT
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Alex Mowat presents his product of wooden handles for public toilets, and be easy to use for those who need them. Taking many into account who will need assistance to be able to go to the bathroom, wooden handles are much more friendlier than your common ice cold steal handle bars. From the type of wood, to how it should be shaped, and using disinfectant oil on the wood itself, is all thought out. Insuring a safe and comfortable expeirence to everyone who uses them. 

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Wooden Accessories - Gleb Badanov

BY GLEB BADANOV
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 11, 2015

Marisha Arutyunova talks about his work and career as a wood crafter. He speaks in detail about the design of his wooden Iphone case and other hand made wooden accessories. 

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River of Dreams

BY BRENDAN BURKE
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 27, 2015

Author Brendan Burke tells us about the history of building shrimp boats here in our own town, something that few people here today remember or know about. He walks us through that history that shows the other world that St Augustine used to be. 

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Bees, Bagpipes, Bombs, and Boats

BY JONATHAN MOORE
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 13, 2016

Jonathan Moore talks about the technology of and uses for drones in the ocean.

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Cycling to Mekka on a wooden bike

BY RUDY VAN DER AAR AND MOHAMMED KECHOUH
@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Mohammed Kechouh and Rudy van der Aar decided to ride from Maassluis (the Netherlands) to Mekka on bicycles made out of wood. One of the goals of this journey was to promote sustainability. One TEAM with one green task: to motivate people to live a more sustainable life. Together Each Achieves More.

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Global Cities Week in Palma

A regular PechaKucha Night series will soon be launching in Palma de Mallorca, but as part of our Global Cities Week, a one-off PechaKucha event is indeed happening, taking place on February 23 at the Salon de Actos COAIB (Balearic school of architects). We include more info on the presenters from the organizer of the event, Vicenç Mulet. Jordi Herrero: "enpalmas" Antonia Crespí: "Palma from London" Martha Zein: " The invisible lines of the city" Jan Roig: "Cemeteries, boats, coconuts and whales" Lucila Carbonell: "anecdotes of beasts" Mateu Bennassar: " If Dino exists, why not the pig twin towers?" Cati Mestre: "Palma de Mallorca, Palma, Citie" Elena García: " City on-off line" Cristian Vivas: " Diversity and territory" Miguel A Aguilo: "where we are? where we came from? where are we walking to? Vicente Fortea: "Gastronomic pieces defining a City" Salvador Espinas: "Celebrate the divesity by your tastiness"

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The City of Tallinn

In this presentation, Liisa Pakosta welcomes everyone to Tallinn and especially to the Fish House (Kalamaja) area, known for its wooden architecture and special atmosphere. When old houses meet new ones with high building standards, it raises many questions about the value of living, space, transport, etc. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Tallinn Vol. 3, part of Global Cities Week.

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Being an Independent Farmer in Central Texas, Wooden Buildings in Ostrava, and a Teaser Video from PKN Trnava

Presentations Linda Perez was born and raised in San Antonio. Over the course of her life, she has cleaned hominid fossils and taught secondary school in Kenya, done research at Harvard University and conducted a health care survey in the Andes Mountains, helped initiate sustainable agriculture and rural businesses in Zambia and assisted in HIV/AIDS awareness & prevention in Swaziland. Since 1993, she has overseen the development of a herd of Beefmaster cattle on her 300-acre L&M Ranch, 40 minutes south of San Antonio. Her presentation (from PKN San Antonio Vol. 6) focuses on her life as an independent, organic farmer in the heart of Texas. This presentation (in Czech, from PKN Ostrava Vol. 8) contains stories about wooden buildings that were realised in the Czech Republic by Martin Rajnis and his students. The buildings are inspired by traditional dwellings found in many parts of the world, that are friendly to the environment and, for the most part, very cheap. Martin also points out the bureaucratic system that affects Czech building policies. Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog comes in the form of a trio of posters for the upcoming PKN that's set to happen on October 26 in Orlando -- although V6 appears on the poster, this is in fact the series' Vol. 7, and you'll find the full list of presenters on the official event page. Video Today we have a great video teaser to share for the upcoming PKN Trnava Vol. 5, which will be part of the Grape Festival, one of the biggest music festivals in Slovakia.   Calendar Today (August 22) you can catch the following two events: PKN Cairns Vol. 5 and PKN Durban Vol. 8. Tomorrow, you have the following three PKNs to choose from: PKN Edinburgh Vol. 19, PKN San Antonio Vol. 7, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 7.

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Orée

Orée is a maker of beautiful wooden keyboards, and at next week's Vol. 103, Yasunobu Takata will be on hand to tell the story of how such a product came about.南フランスのデザイン機器会社「Orée」の高田泰伸さんが自然のマテリアルと最新技術を融合させて作成される「温かみのあるITハードウェア」について発表してくださいます。

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Fun by Design

Design can be beautiful, simple, and stark -- so why not add fun to that list? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Fun by Design" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 77, Koichi Suzuno (of Torafu Architects) shows off three design projects he has worked on in his spare time. From kitchen tools in the shape of children's building blocks to a small wooden table that can be hung over the railing of your balcony, his small projects all incorporate -- to a certain degree -- an element of fun. 

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Making Ventana Surfboards

Most surfboards at their core are made of foam, but this man makes his from California Redwood. Craftsman Martijn Stiphout discusses the creation process of his hollow, wooden surfboards. In “Making Ventana Surfboards” from PKN Santa Cruz, CA Vol. 8, we get an in-depth look into the work that goes into making the handmade pieces unique, and ultimately beautiful.

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The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke

“Just outside Hoke’s Bluff was a hole in fabric of time and space. Henry turned it into a business.” Writer and researcher Mark Thomson delves into his historical research work. In “The Lost Tools of Henry Hoke” from PKN Townsville Vol. 7, Mark uncovers the history of Australia’s greatest unknown genius inventor, Henry Hoke, who can be credited with the creation of the wooden magnet, and the clockwork car.

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Kaiseki On A Farm

"It took us about six months from start to finish to turn this wooden and metal barn into a fully functional state-licensed kitchen." In Kaiseki On A Farm from Byan Vol. 3. husband wife team, Brian & Amanda Light share about their successful business endevor, proving a unique dining expereince on a 15 acre farm in rural Texas. Their company "Ronin Cookin" provides meals for special events at their farm, and a venue for evey occasion from 9-course dinnerst to whole-hog roasts with bonfires, to weddings to family reunions and everything in between, and with meats & vegetables sourced from local Texas farmers/ranchers/fisherman, all prepared out of an old barn they converted into a commercial kitchen.

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Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe

"That not how most people build boats these days but I figured I was new to woodworking, logs float no matter what, and I was committed." In Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 1, Mary Catterlin and and Amy Lukas share their story of how, in the summer of 2012, they circumnavigated Lake Michigan in their handmade dugout sailing canoe. After 93 days and 1200 miles, they returned home to the beach of Beverly Shores, Indiana. This adventure has led to the creation of a self produced documentary and a published illustrated journal.

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The Power of Paper

“I started to fold the paper boat and somehow I travelled around the world.” In The Power of Paper from PechaKucha Night Glasglow Vol. 28 Frank Bölter talks about his practice as an artist working with paper as a material to build boats and houses. He began using his work to challenge expectations both inside and outside the academic art world while a student at the Münster Academy of Art from 1998 to 2003. Boelter’s projects are distinguished equally by their powerful poetic imagery and by the precision of their execution, often carried out under the difficult conditions of the public sphere and galvanising the public into action.