80-year-old Hawick, Minn., man paddles canoes made by his own hands
Published 06/11/2011, West Central Tribune / MCT
There are two different kinds of people who craft their own cedar strip canoes, according to David "Duke" Hassinger. "Some people like to have the ones they can hang on the garage wall to show to their neighbors and friends,' said Hassinger. "I want it to be pretty too, but I want it for utilitarian purposes. I love to paddle.'Word count: 712
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