What was Wetus made of?

What was Wetus made of?

They were built of sticks with a red cedar frame covered in either tree bark or grass or reed matting. The roof was thatched with palm leaves or straw.

Wetus were used for public displays and as venues for music, dance, and theater. They were also used for religious ceremonies. None of the Watuts are preserved today.

The word "wattle" comes from the Dutch wauwe, which means "tree." So, Watus are not real animals, they're really just small boxes with roofs made out of wood.

Here is a picture of a Wattle house:

How is a WETU made?

Wetus were generally constructed from cedar saplings that were planted in holes in the ground before being bent and connected together to form a frame. The structure was originally covered with mats of loosely woven reeds, such as cattails, to allow cool summer breezes to pass through. Later, straw was used instead.

The skin of the wetu was made from the scales scraped off fish. The fish were caught when fishermen went out on the lake with their nets. When they returned home, they would bring back fish for dinner and also sell the fish skins in town. The money they made from selling the skins paid for any other goods they may have brought home with them.

Cushions were usually made from sheep's or goats' soft wool and stuffed with grass or wood shavings.

Chairs had no backs then; instead, they were rested on two arms stuck into the ground. These arms were often curved to give support when someone was sitting up high.

Sofa-like objects were made from bundles of sticks tied with leather straps attached to a frame work of poles or trees. These are called abalounges in Swahili.

Tables were made from flat boards laid over several legs. The tops were sometimes carved but more often just plain wood.

What were the rafts made of?

Wood or reeds were used to build traditional or rudimentary rafts. Pontoons, drums, and extruded polystyrene blocks may also be used in modern rafts. Flotation chambers constructed of goat or buffalo skins were employed in inflatable rafts into the twentieth century, although most currently use durable, multi-layered rubberized materials.

Rafting is a dangerous activity that can result in death if proper safety procedures are not followed. Persons who engage in this activity should take all necessary precautions to ensure their safety.

In addition to natural hazards such as rivers and oceans, there are other dangers involved with rafting. For example, when crossing large bodies of water you increase your risk of being hit by an oar, paddle, net, trap, or spear while trying to avoid obstacles in the water (such as logs) or shoreline (such as rocks). You also need to be aware of aquatic animals such as snakes, alligators, and fish that may bite or sting someone who enters their environment. Finally, persons who raft often pass through dense vegetation which can cause accidents due to people falling off of their rafts or becoming trapped by vines or trees.

People who engage in this activity should take all necessary precautions to ensure their safety. This includes consulting with experienced rafters to learn what precautions they feel are important for newcomers to understand. Raft guides should also follow safe practices to keep their clients safe.

What is the water drum made of?

Construction They are now built of both wood and clay. Wooden water drums are constructed by either hollowing out a solid part of a tiny soft wood log or by building them like a wooden keg with cedar slats and banding. Clay drums are either handcrafted or manufactured from an old crock. Either way, they are shaped by using their insides to help shape the outer shell.

Decoration Both wooden and clay drums are usually painted black or dark brown to make them look older and more valuable. However, some modern artists choose different colors for their artwork.

Usage They are used for storing and distributing water for farms and rural homes. In fact, they are so effective at conserving water that some rural communities may not have wells because they would go too deep for easy access of groundwater.

Some modern-day farmers and ranchers use plastic milk jugs as water tanks instead. The advantage to this method is that it does not pollute our environment if there is a leak in one of these jugs. It also reduces the cost of buying metal drums. However, even though plastic is recyclable, it cannot be recycled effectively without being put into landfill sites which then contaminate the soil and water supply. For this reason, we recommend using natural materials such as wood for your water tank.

Water drums can be rented when you need them for a period of time.

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