Forging — Master & Apprentice
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Master & apprentice forging hinges. It was interesting to see how master and apprentice worked hand in hand to forge deepenings in the previously forged hinges. While the master positioned his hammer very precisely so that the deepenings for the … read more and write a comment …

Kiekeberg — Anvil Sound & Fire Embers
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Once a year many blacksmiths come to the Kiekeberg Museum to show visitors the old craftsmanship. In the old blacksmith’s shop from 1844 (however, in the condition of 1970, because the original furnishings from this time have been preserved) the … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING III
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The most complex rigging work and at the same time the heaviest and most strenuous is splicing the steel cable. This work is also necessary for the rigging of PEKING. A team of 3 riggers worked together on the eye … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING II
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Rigging work for the PEKING: To embed a thimble in the rigging, the ropes are laid to one eye and provided with a rigging instead of splicing. Here the two rope ends lie parallel and are closely looped around with … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING
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Since it has become clear that the 4‐masted bark PEKING is coming to Hamburg as a museum ship, the public relations work of the Friends of the 4‐masted bark PEKING is great. Since the beginning of 2018, the rigging has … read more and write a comment …