Browsing the "Mystic Seaport Museum" Tag

VIDEO: Restoring the Mayflower

May 24th, 2017

Using many modern and traditional tools and techniques, shipwrights at Mystic Seaport (Mystic, CT) restore the impressive decks of Mayflower


Passing Time with Scrimshaw

August 10th, 2016

To pass the time at sea, 19th-century sailors took up the art of scrimshaw. With whatever tools were available, they


VIDEO: Maintaining History

July 27th, 2016

The all-but-extinct art of wooden shipbuilding and maintenance is alive and well in the Henry B. DuPont Preservation Shipyard at



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