Reconstruction at Fotevikens Museum
(See also at Peter Sjolander's home page -- lots of pictures.)
Fitting of the so called "sail deck"
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It was the reconstruction of a
common in Russian Carelia up to the beginning of 19th century.
The design of the boat built was traditional for the
lake Vodlozero, and the boat,
consequently, is called "vodlozerka" after the name of the place. It was
the second version, built in August-November 1999 (the first was
finished in 1996, see
"Sewn boat homepage".)
Last strake hold on its place on clamps before sewing