A4 print of a postcard titled ‘Tiree Ferry’ by D.R.M, showing passengers and cargo being transferred between the ferry and its tender off Scarinish Harbour in around 1900.
Brass bed-warmer which would have been filled with heated stones.
Rounded wooden core for weaving a ‘monkey’s fist’ – the rope ball at the end of a ship’s throwing line. Used by Vaul boat-builders.
Collection of 27 brass sail eyelets of various sizes, threaded onto a rope. From the workshop of Vaul boat-builders.
Ardennes-Corticule Belgian Blue whetstone from the workshop of the Vaul boat-builders.
Sharpening stone in its wooden case used by Vaul boat-builders around 1850-1950.
Large, heavy caulking mallet from the workshop of the Vaul boat-builders around 1850-1950.
Two-handled wood and steel drawknife used by the Vaul boat-builders around 1850-1950.
5/16″ wood and steel moulding plane with ‘H MACKINNON’ stamped on the side. H MacKinnon was a joiner from Vaul.
Home-made wood & brass cribbage board or cròthan, a popular game on board ships. Probably made by Vaul boat-builders.