Traditional snowshoes and the art of making them is alive and well in Gil Gilpatrick's authoritative book on the topic. With this book, you will learn how to make a variety of snowshoes and furniture made in the snowshoe style using updated materials. Skills such as bending and shaping wood, assembling parts and lacing are emphasized. You will learn how to select the size and style shoe that is right for you and how to make them. You will also find directions for making an end table, rocker, coffee table, footstool and wood holder in the traditional snowshoe style. Perfect for any rustic retreat. Detailed plans and patterns are included.