How to Make Snowshoes: New England Native American Styles

Learn how to make your own traditional-style snowshoes with these diagrams and instructions for constructing and lacing the frames.

Snowshoe Harness Ties 2
Tying the Harness: Properly tied, the foot should not slide forward to collect blisters. The tie should also be loose enough not to chafe the top of the moccasin. A twist of the foot should shake the snowshoe free.
C. KEITH WILBUR