Wooden boat owners know that wood is a beautiful material, but unlike fiberglass or carbon fiber, wood can fall prey to rot. And so wooden vessels can require rebuilding at times. A famous example of this is the USN's wooden frigate USS Constitution which is the U. S. Navy's oldest commissioned ship and which, at 224 years old, undergoes regular rebuilds. And it turns out that some of the wood from rebuilds in 2007 and 2017 was still usable and so the navy SeaBees built a desk from it for the use of the sitting Vice President. According to ¬†Paul…
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