Why was flax used in the early days of sail making?

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  • Why was flax used in the early days of sail making?


... during which demand for sailcloth for military use was high. As sail size grew ... used in sailcloth; ... for making laminated sailcloth, ...
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A beautiful example of linen fabric. THE FLAX PLANT. ... The seeds are used for making linseed oil; ... In early settlement days in Virginia, ...
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UK Military Bridging – Early Days. Posted by Think Defence. ... The first bridge was made of papyrus and flax; ... Early Days. WWI. WWII – Far East ...
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Example of a Lesson Plan for Rope Making ... the rope maker was and why he was important to the early ... the use of flax. Hemp was used for sea ...
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Indians chewed hide and sinew into strands that could be used for rope. Rope making in ... some ropes for their own use out of flax; ...
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