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Viking age / Finland

Viking age / Finland

Viking ship plans

Boat Plans - Related image - Master Boat Builder with 31 Years of Experience Finally Releases Archive Of 518 Illustrated, Step-By-Step Boat Plans

DIY Viking Boat Building

DIY Viking Boat Building

Step-By-Step Boat Plans - Picture courtesy of Jørn Olav Løset - Master Boat Builder with 31 Years of Experience Finally Releases Archive Of 518 Illustrated, Step-By-Step Boat Plans

Viking ship building techniques were quite different from the more common carvel tradition, in which the ship’s skeleton is built first, and then the outer shell built around it. Vikings did the complete opposite, building the outer shell first, and then reinforcing it with ribs.   This craft was passed down from master to apprentice and is still practiced today, although much less commonly.

nordic-drifter: “ Viking ship building techniques were quite different from the more common carvel tradition, in which the ship’s skeleton is built first, and then the outer shell built around it.

Viking silver arm rings from the Spillings Hoard, on display in Gotlands Museum.

Decorated silver arm rings from the Spillings Hoard, on display in Gotlands Museum.

This cross is based on a find from Denmark, and is dated around 1050 AD. The period is near the end of the viking age, 793-1066 AD, and the cross marks the transition from the old beliefs in nordic mythology, to the new progressive christian religion.

This cross is based on a find from Denmark, and is dated around 1050 AD. The period is near the end of the viking age, AD, and the cross marks the transition from the old beliefs in nordic mythology, to the new progressive christian religion.

You Can Buy an Actual Viking Ship at Denmark's Viking Ship Museum

You Can Buy an Actual Viking Ship at Denmark's Viking Ship Museum

The custom-built Viking ships are offered in a range of models, including the nearly ten-metre Gokstad Ship. Museum selling Viking ships to the public

How to build a Viking ship - Basic elements of Norse wooden boat construction - homepage of Jørn Løset, Norway

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... Viking Boat Layout ....

Traditional layout of a Viking Ship; Each Ship layout pertains to a separate job that the ship is supposed to perform.

Viking age / Norrbotten Piteå

Viking age / Norrbotten Piteå

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