Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Video- Recontructing a Norse House
- That would be this guy:http://www.dickproenneke.com/Awesome documentary. The cabin is still there and maintained by the parks service.
From: buck_shomo <ecshomo@...>
Sent: Sunday, March 4, 2012 12:48 PM
Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Video- Recontructing a Norse House
Thanks. Watched most of it and am in great envy of the skill levels of the craftsmen. As a tangent, have you ever seen the PBS documentary about the guy who retired to Alaska in the late '50s (maybe mid-'60s) and filmed himself building a log cabin. Kind of fascinating.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, barondevin@... wrote:
> This turned up on another list I'm on:
> It's about timber-frame construction and log cabin building the old Norse way. It's in Norwegian and 46 minutes long, but I found it worth a look.
> "The mass of Men lead lives of quiet desperation because some fool poet has borrowed their tools." R. Underhill (para.)