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Traditional Boat Building in Indonesia

Still doing it the old-fashioned way. The Daily Mail has amazing photos of shipbuilders working on an 80-foot pinisi, a two masted sailboat used for shipping, in Bulukumba, Indonesia. 

Workers are building the boat right on the beach using local materials, including plant fiber and sap to fill the space between the boards of the hull. The process is all by hand and absolutely extraordinary.

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