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Yes, I've been following her progress on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/saxonship - fascinating stuff. You can even pay to own one of the iron rivets holding her together.


But not - NOT - a Viking ship. She's Anglo-Saxon (well, Anglian, actually).:P



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Inside the long shed - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cRspPEw3sY

Cleaving a log - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3LvvoSzsjw

Making the Garboard strake - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB62jxhazqo

Fixing the garboard strake -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkNDsE4DlE0

Using a finishing axe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eYV-sZFUnE


By the way, you can see two of these finishing axes (and one "woodaxe" - far left), plus another, short-handled axe, an awl and a bow-drill in this panel from the Bayeux Tapestry - 




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More videos:


Installing the sternpost - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTkjpaRhRkI

Stern underloute delivery and beginning shaping: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTkjpaRhRkI

Delivery of keel log: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VbuEzcAtJ4

Placing finished keel on strongback: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1DvxSOo4Ps

Using a spoon auger (as shown in the Bayeux Tapestry excerpt above - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9SGZBdKbK4







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