Follow videographer Kris Riley inside the Great Lakes Boat Building School. The school is set in Northern Michigan’s Les Cheneaux Islands, where the favored mode of transportation is still the wooden boat. One of only five major boat buildings schools in the country, the Great Lakes Boat Building School is the only one located in the Great Lakes. The school’s curriculum is similar to the other four schools, teaching traditional, wood and epoxy construction.

Read: Where Wooden Boats Rule—Explore the World of Michigan’s Les Cheneaux Islands