Boat builder Douglas Brooks on the art of traditional Japanese boat building
Vermont boat builder Douglas Brooks has spent years studying and apprenticing in Japan to learn the art of traditional Japanese boat building. He visited Grand Marais, Minn., recently as featured artist at the Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School. WTIP broadcast from the show June 22, and Douglas stopped by to talk about his study and love of Japanese boats.
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Broadcast live June 22 at approx 6:10 p.m. on WTIP's The Roadhouse, during a remote broadcast at North House Folk School's Wooden Boat Show on the Grand Marais Harbor.
Intro and OutroINTRO:
Boat builder and student of Japanese traditional boat building Douglas Brooks chatted with WTIP's Bob Carter during a recent broadcast from Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School in Grand Marais (Minnesota). Brooks talks about techniques, design secrets, and the apprenticeship process involved in traditional Japanese boat building.OUTRO:
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