The sharp curve of the deck tip makes lamination such as the hull stem impractical. Instead, small
pine strips simulate the affect.
The next step is to glue on a solid piece of mahogany to match the hull stem band.
|Trial and error is the cheap way to do these details or you can do it the easy way with a 'Profile Tracing Gauge' for moldings. Every large lumber yard should have one of these.|
solid piece of mahogany was scribed with the profile gauge and shaped on a beltsander to fit the
The final shape of the tip is left to the artistic imagination.
Finished bow. See details of carry loop installation.
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