Tag Archives: spars

Double block

Got one of the double blocks shaped up today too. The doubles are for the downhaul. That is 1/4″ line on there – so you get an idea of the size – they are pretty small. Soaking in teak oil overnight – … Continue reading

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Mizzen ready

I think I have my mizzen all sorted out now. I stepped way down on the mast diameter to just an 1-1/4′” closet pole. I had my doubts, but raised that 12 sq ft sail this morning in a good … Continue reading

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The Spar Catcher

Playing around with this new rig some more… I got all the spars made, but not yet varnished. They came out really good, nice and round, nice tapers. Very enjoyable but quite messy making them this time around. … So … Continue reading

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More spar making

Man – what a beautiful Feb day in Cleveland. It seems to be a trend going here – maybe spring is really here 🙂 Of course I worked in the shop all day making the new mast. It is fully … Continue reading

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Spar making

I finally got out in the shop today to actually do something instead of just talk about it or dream about it. Nice weather today – damn near 60 degrees in February in Cleveland? I’ll take it! Started making the yard … Continue reading

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