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Artist uses boatbuilding skills to carve intricate models

For 30 years, Mark Sutherland has fashioned New England's maritime history from blocks of wood and bits of bone. Part shipwright, part folk artist, he builds ships of all sizes from intricately detailed models of 19th century whalers and merchant vessels to life-sized sailboats.

He restores yachts and ships' figureheads and carves from bone the diddy boxes into which sailors used to pack their belongings for long voyages.

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