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Wooden-boat building: a dying art springs to life

Tom Butler is fascinated with old wooden boats, so much so he's created a museum dedicated to them.

“No fiberglass, no metal boats,” says Butler.

The Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building in Lockport, La., preserves the culture of wooden boat building.

“This is something that I would like to see continued. What we're trying to do at the boat center is to preserve the culture of wooden boat building in South Louisiana. It's kind of a dying art. We don't want to lose this. It's kind of like the French language.”

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