Light Schooner Construction : Mast Hoops


Mast Hoop

Here is my clamping jig for mast hoops. The hoops themselves are 3/4" ash, ripped down to 3/16" thick, soaked in hot water before bending.

Mast Hoop

In this picture you can see how the ash strips are tapered at the ends to make a smooth hoop

Photo album generated by album from Dave's MarginalHacks on Fri Jun 10 09:24:56 2005