A square bar of wood or iron, used to support the topmast, being passed through a hole or mortise at its heel, and resting on the trestle trees.
A wooden or metal bar or pin, used to support or steady anything.
A pin of hard wood, tapering to a point, used to open the strands of a rope in splicing.
A pointed tool used to separate strands of rope.
A square bar of wood or iron, with shoulders at one end; it is used to support the weight of the topmast, when erected at the head of a lower mast. A tapered piece of wood or iron used to extend the layers of rope or cable when splicing.
a wooden cone shaped tool used for stretching eyelets or separating strands of rope. Fids are normally made from hard, dense woods such as lignum vitae, hickory, rosewood, or boxwood
A tapering pin used to open the strands of a rope prior to splicing. It is sometimes hollow.
a tapered, pointed wooden tool for insertion between strands of rope while splicing, sometimes having a hole in the blunt end for insertion of rope.
Plastic or wooden tool to burnish copper foil down onto the glass. Sometimes called a lathekin.
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A long tapered cone
A wood or metal bar used to support the weight of a topmast or top-gallant mast when in position, being passed through a hole or mortise at its heel and resting on the trestle trees or other support; a hardwood tapering pin or tool, used by riggers and sail makers to open the strands of a rope, eye, grommet, etc. A "hand fid" is rounder at the ends. A "standing or cringle fid" is larger than a hand fid and has a flat base.
1. A tapered wooden tool used for separating the strands of ropre for spling 2. A bar used to fix an upper mast in place
wooden pin used for splicing or repairing rope; a marlin spike was used to do the same job on wire.
A tapered, pointed wooden tool used for spreading strands of rope when splicing
Tool used by riggers in splicing line.