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Marino’s Very Own Ditty Bag Apprenticeship Kit

Marino’s Very Own Ditty Bag Apprenticeship Kit

195.00

The Artful Sailor, a Whole Earth Nautical Supply, is proud to offer Emiliano Marino’s original Ditty Bag Apprenticeship in a kit. The kit includes, the instructions, all the materials, and several of the tools required to make Marino’s Very Own Ditty Bag as published in Wooden Boat & Small Craft Advisor magazines and The Sailmaker’s Apprentice.

The Ditty Bag Apprenticeship Kit incorporates all the basic sewing and marlinespike techniques needed to make and repair sails by hand. A fun and worthy project for self–reliant sailors an’ handy craftspeople alike, The Ditty Bag Apprenticeship Kit includes tools and materials of the highest quality, selected  for their functional, natural, eco-friendly and traditional qualities.

You’ll have a bag, tools and skills to do sail and canvaswork plus be proud to say you did it yourself, by hand; your very own ditty bag, a unique work of practical art that looks, feels and smells of maritime tradition.

Ditty Bag Apprenticeship Kit Contents:

  • 1 ball 2-ply flax sewing twine

  • 18 yards tarred marline

  • 6 feet cotton cord

  • 18 feet hemp boltrope

  • 1 square yard 13 oz. cotton cloth

  • 4 brass round thimble

  • (2) #14 sail needles in a message bottle !

  • Marino’s Very Own Scorpion-Tailed Bench Hook with lanyard

  • 1 cake Marino’s Very Own Sailmaker’s Beeswax

  • Ditty Apprenticeship Instructions

Depending upon availability of tools and materials, price and kit contents may change.

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