Part 2  Of This Is How Perfect Skis Are Made, Folks.

Part 2 Of This Is How Perfect Skis Are Made, Folks.

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THIS IS THE 2D PART OF THE 'VISIT TO KITEE SKI FACTORY, FINLAND' STORY “Freshly baked” skis being inspected. The new skis are cooling down on the racks. What's left is to have another milling machine to cut a groove along the gliding surface and to add a coat of lacquer on the top to prevent snow and ice from sticking to it. My camera caught custom skis made-to-order for Finnsisu, Yoko and Karhu distributor in the US. This is a stone grinding machine, of course. All the race skis pass through it on their way to the last stage... ...And this is the famous Optiwax Glide Tape Waxing Machine and her master and designer, Jari Joutsen, preparing the skis – we could assume those are for Kikkan Randall, brand…
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