Historic Woodworker Videos #47: How did the Tar Heels Woodworkers save the Royal Navy with pine resin & turpentine in 1700s

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Blog entry by Hoosierwoodcraft posted 02-12-2021 02:12 PM 444 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Learn the inside story of how the citizens of the colony of North Carolina distilled tar and turpentine from the great pine forest in the 18th Century and shipped it to England, and how those naval stores kept his Majesty Royal Navy afloat in many a storm. My tribute video on these woodworkers can be seen by clicking below.

-- Thanks to the Wood Spirit, Tom

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