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Fabric soaked in tar and inserted between the planks of a clinker-built ship helped to keep it watertight and reduce wear on the planks. Details about the exhibition can be found at

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Iron axes, scrapers, and clinker nails associated with ship building or repair in Ribe. Details about the exhibition can be found at

Viking-Age iron boat rivets from Yell, Shetland. Donated by Robbie Arthur, Stromfirth. ARC 1996.242.

This article discusses the process of building Havhingsten / The Sea Stallion.

Boat-builder using traditional techniques and tools to reconstruct a small clinker-built boat at the wharf area of the Ribe VikingCenter. Ships were vital for local trade and transport as well as for raiding activities and exhibitions further…
Delve into the past for a look into the art of Viking longship building. Meet a master boatbuilder and learn about the role these vessels played in advancing Viking society centuries ago.

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