|Using what I have. Pine board and Gorilla Glue.|
Hopefully it will be a mast soon.
Just Gorilla glued up the mast.
3/4"x 3"x 8'-8", yellow pine
this should work out to be:
That will be worked down to:
2-3/4" at the partner----1-3/4" at the top
Or so the plan goes.
I may try and do some kind of mechanical seizing along the mast, as well as the glue and varnish. It isn't a tall stick and I can get away with that because of the sail type and shape. The sprit will be about 11 feet long, but it can be a little "bendy".
For the design of the mast, or how I will shape it, I am referencing an article in WoodenBoat Magazine(#224), by the boat designer/builder Arch Davis, (