Gwyl Blaser Posted March 28, 2015 Report Share Posted March 28, 2015 When I started building SIB's I used Boxwood for all my masts and yards. The Boxwood was real nice to work with. When chucked into a Dremel or drill, it could be made round and tapered with ease. Lately I have tried bamboo. It is fairly easy to draw thru a draw plate. The draw plate helps keep everything consistent in diameter. The one drawback I have with bamboo is that is tends to fuzz if I try and taper it for spars and yards. What types of woods do you use for masts, and yards? And how do you turn it to the size you are looking for? Gwyl Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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