the all-seeingeye Pangur Ban: Mast Shaping-Part 4
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Lay out the mast taper in the other plane. Crosscut not quite to the layout with a saw, and rough shape the mast with an axe, adze, or chisel. Plane the mast smooth. This leaves a tapered mast with a square section


Cross cutting with a circular saw

Hewing with an adze