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Carpenter’s tools

Occasionally, I get asked to make copies of some of the tools found on board the Mary Rose. This is a chalk line reel, wound with hemp cord and hung with a lead weight cast into cuttlefish. The chalk a nice lump from the hills above Portsmouth.

Chalk line reel