Oakum is un-ravelled rope which is pressed into seams to make them watertight.
This process is called caulking.
Acrylic on canvas board. 12×18″
Featured in PERMANENT FEATURED ART GALLERY, Painter’s Universe 26 February 2012
Featured in Hand drawn/painted vehicles March 2012
Winner of People Working on Boats or Ships” with an amazing 16 votes in the Love of Boats 26 June 2012
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This is detail from a larger painting