Gallery: Iverson’s Wooden Snowshoes Are Handmade in the United States

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When it comes to American-made wooden snowshoes, Iverson has the market cornered. That’s because the Michigan-based company is one of the few remaining wooden-shoe manufacturers in the United States. Each snowshoe is completely crafted by hand in the tiny town of Shingleton (population: 309), where 400 inches of snowfall during winter isn’t uncommon. From start to finish, the process of making a single pair of shoes takes 20 steps, beginning with the preparation of locally harvested white ash.

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