Weaving a Trivet
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 8:54AM
[chuck] in Bach Ma National Park, Other, Rattan, Vietnam

During a rattan survey of Bach Ma National Park in Vietnam, our field assistant gave us a quick lesson in weaving useful household items out of rattan.  He made the whole trivet out of one rattan cane.  And he took it home after we finished for the day. [NOTE:  The other man in the clip is Dr. Ninh Khac Ban, a rattan specialist from the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources in Hanoi.]

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