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How to Make a Tarp Canoe Because You Know You Want To

Got a tarp, some string and some nearby trees? You’ve got the makings for a tarp canoe.

The uses of a tarp in outdoor and survival situations are nearly endless, but a tarp canoe? C’mon.

I was skeptical too, but after watching this video I believe that anyone with the basic materials and a little time could make a water-worthy tarp canoe of their own.

Watch the video to see how it’s done.

There you have it– step-by-step instructions on how to make a tarp canoe.

Although a tarp canoe lacks the durability to make long distance floats or daily runs on a trapline, it seems like a great way to get across a large body of water in a pinch.

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How to Make a Tarp Canoe Because You Know You Want To