Viking age experiment

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A slideshow demonstrating the process of constructing an Iron Age loghouse in Rõuge, Estonia.

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Viking age experiment

  1. 1. Viire Pajuste and her Viking Age experiment receives good coverage in the Estonian media.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  2. 2. Transporting logs the Iron Age way.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  3. 3. Lifting and placing logs requires teamwork.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  4. 4. A reinvented measurement tool with a level.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  5. 5. Someone else should be helping up there too.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  6. 6. Drawing wisdom from books and experts.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  7. 7. Birch bark is used to insulate the house.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />
  8. 8. Most work is done using 9 axes, which are copies of the Iron Age ones.<br />Photo: Viire Pajuste<br />
  9. 9. Pretty close to the Iron Age look.<br />Photo: Viire Pajuste<br />
  10. 10. Building a ladder from branches to climb the walls.<br />Photo: Viire Pajuste<br />
  11. 11. Osier is used to weave ropes for measuring the house’s diagonals.<br />Photo: Viire Pajuste<br />
  12. 12. The floor of the house is made from earth and clay.<br />Photo: Anna Kolossova<br />

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