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Todd's toboggan class at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne.  All we need is snow!  (Photo: Jim Mandle)
Todd's toboggan class at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne. All we need is snow! (Photo: Jim Mandle)

Back to school to build a toboggan

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You don't have to be a child to enjoy a simple winter treat -- sliding down a hill on a toboggan. A snowy backyard hill has been hard to find this month, but that didn't stop Todd Moe from signing up to build a wooden toboggan at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne.

Historically an important method of transportation for native American peoples, the toboggan is probably the simplest sled in design, consisting of nothing more than slats of wood curved at the front. Building one requires patience...and a lot of sanding.

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