How to wedge and set a trunnel

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How to wedge and set a trunnel – don’t say you haven’t been told.

The link goes to a weblog about the restoration of the Morgan, the last timber-built whaling ship. She’s cared for by Mystic Seaport folks, and the weblog is well worth taking time over.

To see how the a trunnel is inserted and wedged into place, scroll down the post.

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