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What type of trees were used for canoes?
No, the Sioux tribes did not make or use canoes.
I'm by no means a proffessional bowyer, in fact I'm hardly a bowyer at all. But I do enjoy self-made bows quite a bit and take a lot of fun from trying to make my own. There a…re quite a few trees that can be used to make bows, some more suited than others depending on the design, level of skill and experience of the person involved, and other factors. Yew, ever since the british discovered it's use in this context, is considered one of the finest woods for use in a D-shaped (As in a D-like cross-section) longbow, as the lighter sapwood is a natural backing for the heavier, stronger heartwood which gives the bow it's power. This sort of wood does take a considerable amount of experience and skill to manipulate and read properly, so it may not be a good choice for the fledging archer/bowmaker. However, yew is considered inferior when making what is known as a "flatbow". This means that the back (side of the bow facing away from the archer) and the belly (side of the bow facing towards the archer) of the bow limbs are flat and usually wide, varying anywhere from 1 1/2" to 3" wide. Osage orange, in contrast, excels when used in a flatbow, especially when the latewood (usually a darker orange hue) is thicker and more abundant than the lighter-colored earlywood. Osage is very durable and resilliant to natural weather conditions, aesthetic abuse, and the like. Other woods such as hickory, oak, cedar, ash, etc. also make wonderful bows, but the characteristics and behaviors of each wood must be considered when designing a bow, no matter what format (longbow, flatbow, indian-style D-bow, etc.) you decide on. If you want more information, I highly recommend a book series titled "The Traditional Bowyer's Bible." It's not a step-by-step guide, rather a compilation of knowledge contributed by numerous experts on the subject and put into varying chapters. Other titles like "The Bent Stick" and "The Witchery of Archery" are exceptional choices as well for seeking knowledge on the subject of bowyer. Online resources like poofolkbows.com and the leatherwall are a veritable limitless source of knowledge and input.
Robinson Cano uses several different bats. Two of them i know is thee Sam bat, the bat he hit a 2 shot home-run in the 10th inning against the Dogers on June 27, 2010. And Raw…lings Big -Stick bat. Just in-case your wondering the Sam bat is the bat Barry Bond used until retirement and Manny Ramirez, its the one with the bat symbol in the middle of the bat
Many tribes of native Americans never used canoes because their environment did not permit their use. On the coasts, along major waterways and in areas with many lakes canoes …of many kinds were used for fishing, hunting and transport, as well as for carrying warriors swiftly and silently to attack enemies. Some canoes were simple dugouts from tree trunks; others were frames of wood covered in sheets of elm or birch bark; in the area that became southern California the Coast Chumash made canoes of planks (unique in North America); the Haida, Tlingit and Kwakiutl (and their neighbours) carved and painted huge war canoes from tree trunks - some over 60 feet long.
Native Americans used canoes for much of the same reasons that we use them today: Fishing, travel, trading, recreation (to name a few).
They used them to go out onto the water and fish. They also used them to escape safely from battle if a majority of the tribe had been killed.
cedar bark trees - Michelle
no,they use horses to travel
It used to be the Norway Spruce in the UK but as it is liable to lose its needles in a centrally heated room the Nordmann Fir is taking over, though any kind of evergreen will… do.
Either Douglas Fir or Spruce.
There is a legend that it was a dogwood tree. That is why dogwoods are crooked , because the lord said nobody would ever be crucified on a dogwood again. Answer … No factual information is given in the Bible or from any ancient historians regarding this matter. The Bible writers were concentrating on the fact of the crucifixion, rather than incidentals. Olive trees certainly grew near Jerusalem Jesus' time, as many were cut down by Titus during the siege of Jerusalem in AD70 - but again, this proves nothing regarding the timber used for the cross.
The most popular type of tree for Christmas is pine or spruce.
Well, they propelled them using paddles. As for what they used them FOR, it was usually either just as a means of transport to get across a body of water, or for fishing- some…times they used nets to fish, at other times they used spears. Canoes were rarely used for battle, unless it was as a form of troop transport to move warrior braves closer to the scene of combat- there were very rarely maritime fights between fleets of canoes, as they just weren't designed for it. It might have happened occasionally on a one-to-one basis between members of rival tribes, but fleets of canoes seldom set out to attack each other.