Fishing for All

We’re an equal opportunity family. We encourage equal opportunity experiences. Fishing is one of those experiences. Wearing a pink Barbie doll life jacket is another......
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Custom Sleds (Part 1)

Folks who’ve been to the Northern Toboggan Co. website are aware of our primary product line of wooden toboggans and wooden sleds. Those who have...
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Being Thankful

Our Sled Maker is busy this time of year. Extra busy. With orders for our Traditional Toboggans from the Canadian North, Freight Sled and Hand...
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The Sled Maker's Story

My introduction to handcrafted toboggans and sleds came in about 1985, when my uncle, Fr. Raymond DesChenes of the Oblate Fathers of Winnipeg, Manitoba encouraged...
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TREES FOR THE FUTURE

The fire a few weeks back was primarily to clear the hay meadow of the dead grass left from the year before. That meadow didn’t...
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THE OL' PICAROON

Building wooden toboggans requires a suite of tools. Some powered, and some very basic. Last post I discussed the latest “powered” addition to my spring project...
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SPLITTING FIREWOOD

I guess I should eat a little crow. Hydraulic log splitters have been around for years and years I was pretty negative on them. I...
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