Bill Novacek of Lancaster has Coos Canoe and Snowshoe. He hand crafts and custom makes both and was kind enough to conduct a seminar on care and use of snowshoes. (603) - 636-2956.
Here he shows some of the leather he uses for the lacing.
Some different bindings.
He explains that the type of wood and positioning of the grain is very important to making a strong snowshoe.
This is a jig he uses to bend two snowshoe frames at once.