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Two pictures taken Dec 2001 of my last project. Covering the Gaff Jaws on two Norfolk Wherry Yachts. The one shown belongs to the Wherry Hathor. the Wherry in the background is Noranda. This gives some idea of the size of the Gaff Jaws. The Leather was Bridle Leather Supplied by Metropolitan Leather, (See Lists of Leather Suppliers) & it was sewn & shrunk into shape.
Leather cylindrical case made to hold a Masonic Charter (rolled up). With 'Drop in Heads' (Ends), 'Closing Stitching' (corner stitching,) using a pair of No. 6 Pricking Irons. Harness Iron marking on the Heads & Portmanteau Iron, (Reverse Iron), on the body. Case lined with blue suedeen Body reinforced with card, flap plain lined. All these construction methods are explained in the series of Instruction Manuals.
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