|Bow stem bending.|
|Bow stem conformed.|
I will file round and tapered the few ends that are exposed.
Got the mizzen boom jaw leathered. I could have stitched the protection on, but elected to use copper tacks.
When I bought extra thick leather for the oars, I grabbed these super scissors. Cuts leather like paper. Always helps to have the right tool. I still wish for a bandsaw.
Lastly, did up a few splices: some 3 strand loops for boom and yard fittings, the double braid down haul, and anchor rode. Some are better than others. Later-