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  steaming strips of wood

 

Vietnam

Steaming strips of wood used in the making of the hull of boats, at the boat carpentry of Kim Bong village in central Vietnam (fig.).

 

The traditional process of building (fig.) wooden boats includes the curving of the wooden planks by making them moist and steaming them next to a fire.

1551'55.7"N 10819'32.3"E

 

  steaming strips of wood