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Wanigan: The Traveling Box

Course Overview

Essentially a highly functional lightweight wooden box, the wanigan is a fine seat in the tent while stowing your adventure gear. Though the word wanigan is derived from the Ojibwe term “wanikkan,” meaning a man-made storage hole, your wanigan will be far more elegant than a simple hole. Crafted of cedar and pine and finished with bronze-ribbed boat nails, this will be a prized addition to the traveling kit of any winter camper, urban adventurer, or on-the-move carpenter. Students will customize their wanigans to fit their toboggans and/or adjust the design for other purposes. The finished wanigan will measure roughly 28” long and 12” wide, though some variation is possible.

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