42" of 41" wide .75 oz ripstop
2 - 1" square pieces of 3.9 oz Dacron
2 - 3/4" x 1/4" pieces of 3.9 oz Dacron
1 - 20 1/2 x 3/32" fiberglass
1 - 18" x 3/16" hardwood dowel
2 - 3/8" square of ripstop repair tape
or adhesive backed Dacron
36" - 30 pound Dacron Fly Line
18" - 100 pound Dacron Fly Line
hacksaw; scissors; sewing machine; thread; large eye upholstery needle; spray adhesive; four foot straight edge; hot cutter (optional); utility knife; X-acto or rotary cutter.
|Turn the head over so that the back is facing up.
Pre fold all the sides except the base to the pencil marked hem lines.
You will now sew the top two hem allowances down,
inserting the folded spar pockets so that they rest against the fold line for the side hems.
Be sure to put the correct pocket on each side so that the offset is on top to allow easy insertion of the arch spar.