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Re: Viking Pine

Quite an interesting summation. Having been away, I am just getting around
to some of the earlier submissions.


-----Original Message-----
From: Sinclair <labehotierre@wanadoo.fr>
To: sinclair@quarterman.org <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2002 5:27 AM
Subject: Viking Pine

One little problem Neil, Viking boats were built from pine.Oak was used in
the keel.  Only one example of a hardwood boat exists.  It is a canoe from
the 800's.

Norway pine supplies were plentiful and easily accessible.  Oak was easily

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