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Sven's New Row Boat

Östhammar, Sweden. This is a brand new row boat built by a local craftsman. They must be kept wet so the wood swells and eliminates leaks. The first thing do do when restoring an old wooden boat is to submerge it in water to make the wood swell (evenly) to seal up the leaks. The boat maker lives across the bay..

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Taken on August 3, 2008