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Figured: p.241. fig 1, but on a cable
instead of a hawser and on a much larger
scale. The seizing (kackling) round the
base would be larger & over the other
To make: A thimble is used.
The eye is made on the following prin-
ciple. The cable is unlaid ^giving 3 hawser laid strands of 3 [readris?] each. Strand
1 is taken round the thimble and
long spliced to 2 ^or 3
eye.) Strand 3
thus forming a second eye. The two
eyes are bound round, forming them
into one, and
are put on where required. Six
men are considered necessary to make
this eye, and everything is on a larger
scale than in the case of hawsers.
[arrow pointing right 1.1?] Capstan bars,
to be used for tightening ^[
served with spun yarn, the
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