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Building a Viking ship in Maine

Paul T. Cunningham

Building a Viking ship in Maine

photo essay

by Paul T. Cunningham

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Published by Just Write Books in Topsham, ME .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wooden Ships,
  • Design and construction,
  • Viking ships,
  • Snorri (Viking ship : Knarr),
  • Shipbuilding,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. vii).

    Statementby Paul T. Cunningham
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM17 .C86 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25323303M
    ISBN 101934949582
    ISBN 109781934949580
    LC Control Number2011944572
    OCLC/WorldCa776599103

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    Not every viking related DIY project has to be and artsy craftsy one meant for little kids. Believe it or not, there are still many age old viking recipes kicking around that will let you play viking in the kitchen too, whether your kids are old enough to help you or not. Check out this authentic recipe for viking bread on Raising Lifelong Missing: Maine. Maine State Building. A visit to the Maine State Building begins with an over whelming feeling of disbelief that in the late nineteenth century such a magnificent building could be built with materials sent from Maine to Chicago and then later moved back to Maine to Poland Spring by train and ox cart!

      Stroll west along the Commonwealth Avenue Mall and a monumental curiosity awaits at the far end of Back Bay’s green spine. Standing atop a red sandstone pedestal inscribed with cryptic rune. Maintaining a sense of adventure, though, he’s been able to keep his reader entertained throughout his books as well. Early and Personal Life. Born in in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States, James L. Nelson always had a keen passion for the written word from a very young age.


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